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IoD launches farming due diligence guide for directors

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:25 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors is supporting independent directors to add value to the country’s farming boards with a new governance resource. More >>

IoD releases updated health and safety guidance

Monday, 14 March 2016, 9:25 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors, has released updated guidance with Work Safe New Zealand to support directors ahead of legislation changes next month. More >>

Greater transparency needed to meet demands from consumers

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 4:23 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is calling for more holistic reporting that includes diversity, health and safety performance, board composition and independence in its submission to the NZX on Corporate Governance Reporting requirements. More >>

Risk Remains a Key Focus for Directors

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 2:37 pm | Institute Of Directors

Most directors ( 56.1%) believe risk is increasing in today’s business environment, with 74.5% of directors saying their boards are spending more time discussing risk management than they were two years ago. More >>

Institute of Directors’ new GM Commercial

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 10:11 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors pleased to announce that Kirsten Ralph, a commercial manager from Department of Conservation, will join its leadership team in 2016 as its General Manager Commercial. More >>

Guiding organisations through the ‘new normal’

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:51 pm | Institute Of Directors

In an age of cyber threats, disruptive technology and digital innovation, guiding businesses through the ‘new normal’ is the focus for the Institute of Directors’ latest Emerging Director Award recipient. More >>

Disruption a key challenge for directors

Monday, 16 November 2015, 10:48 am | Institute Of Directors

Most directors (73%) are spending more time on risk than a year ago yet only half say they have the capacity to deal with increasing business complexity – and 47% expect to face major disruption within the next two years. More >>

Good governance just as important for not-for-profits

Friday, 13 November 2015, 4:18 pm | Institute Of Directors

Whether sitting on the board of a big corporation or your local not-for-profit organisation, good governance remains critical, says the Institute of Directors. More >>

Directors’ fees – reflects greater responsibility and risk

Monday, 17 August 2015, 9:36 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors’ 2015 Directors’ Fees Report shows directors’ fees have risen moderately this year, but workloads have almost doubled, reflecting an environment where boards are facing more scrutiny and regulation than ever before. More >>

Forewarned is forearmed in a crisis

Friday, 26 June 2015, 12:48 pm | Institute Of Directors

A crisis has the potential to cripple a business. Handled badly, experts say a business might never recover. More >>

Institute of Directors announces new President

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 1:55 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors in New Zealand (IoD) has appointed Michael Stiassny as its new President and Liz Coutts as its first female Vice President, at its Annual General Meeting in Dunedin yesterday. More >>

Listed company directors to gain new skills

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 12:07 pm | Institute Of Directors

Directors new to a listed company board will soon be able to learn the ins and outs of the listing process from some of New Zealand’s highest profile directors, thanks to a new initiative from the Institute of Directors and DLA Piper. More >>

Institute of Directors’ mentoring programme widens focus

Friday, 6 March 2015, 2:05 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has opened applications for its newly expanded Mentoring for Diversity programme. The programme aims to improve diversity in New Zealand boardrooms by developing board-ready talent. More >>

Directors optimistic about economy, but face growth barriers

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:58 pm | Institute Of Directors

Directors are very optimistic about economic performance in the next 12 months, but believe that reducing the amount of red tape and building staff capability will further improve performance. More >>

Increase in women directors needs to continue

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 11:24 am | Institute Of Directors

The growth in the number of women directors is encouraging, but there is still a long way to go and no room for complacency, the Institute of Directors says. Commenting on NZX’s annual gender diversity statistics, which recorded 14% of women directors ... More >>

Directors impart wisdom on Business Excellence Awards

Friday, 7 November 2014, 12:57 pm | Institute Of Directors

Local members of the Institute of Directors who have contributed as judges of this year’s Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards have found the experience rewarding and insightful. More >>

Waikato women honoured with chartered director fellowships

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 12:10 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors has recognised Catherine McDowell and Tureiti Moxon’s long standing careers in leadership and governance by honouring both women with Chartered Fellowships. More >>

Aspiring Director & First Steps in Governance Award Winners

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 11:37 am | Institute Of Directors

The Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) Aspiring Director Award has been awarded to Jessie Chan-Dorman and the inaugural First Steps in Governance Award has been awarded to Gareth Reed. More >>

Spotlight on health and safety in agribusiness

Monday, 20 October 2014, 9:57 am | Institute Of Directors

Waikato farming business leaders meet in Te Awamutu next week for an interactive session on driving eective health and safety practices. More >>

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:52 am | Institute Of Directors

Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a presentation at The Northern Club. More >>



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