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Emerging Leader Olivia Egerton Wins Director Award

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:28 am | Institute Of Directors

The Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Directors (IOD) has announced that emerging leader Olivia Egerton is their 2020 First Steps in Governance awardee. The award is given each year by the professional body of directors and seeks individuals who ... More >>

Funding For 85% Of NZ Not-for-profit Entities Impacted By COVID-19

Monday, 27 July 2020, 9:03 am | Institute Of Directors

Results of a recent Institute of Directors poll show that 85% of board members on not-for-profit organisations say COVID-19 has moderately or significantly affected their funding. The ‘pulse check’ conducted in the first two weeks of July looked ... More >>

Regional Governance Award A Great Opportunity For Directors

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 2:28 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors is looking for Otago-Southland region business leaders to put themselves forward for this year’s Emerging Director Award. The award provides support to people looking to further their career in governance as a director. Help ... More >>

Experienced Directors Offer Sage Advice In New Guide For Boards Managing A Crisis

Friday, 3 July 2020, 8:47 am | Institute Of Directors

Conversations with a dozen experienced New Zealand and Australian chairs, board members and chief executives has revealed five key themes boards should consider in a crisis. Trust, relationships and agile decision-making figure highly as key ... More >>

Missed Opportunity To Support NZX Companies Says Institute Of Directors

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 5:06 am | Institute Of Directors

Our current extreme market operating environment calls for extraordinary measures, including temporary relief from liability around company continuous disclosure provisions, the Institute of Directors says. The IoD says it is disappointed the Financial Markets ... More >>

Statement on the latest NZX diversity statistics

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:52 pm | Institute Of Directors

IoD welcomes increasing diversity of NZX directors, challenges boards to also prioritise inclusion More >>

Five issues directors can’t ignore in 2020

Friday, 10 January 2020, 10:10 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has released its Top Five Issues for Directors in 2020 . An increasingly complex governance landscape means there is an array of issues for directors to deal with. But IoD chief executive Kirsten Patterson says it is ... More >>

Boards ‘under pressure and must evolve’

Friday, 6 September 2019, 3:11 pm | Institute Of Directors

This is the underlying message in the discussion paper Always on duty: the future board released today by the Institute of Directors (IoD) and MinterEllisonRuddWatts. More >>

Directors spend more time on board responsibilities

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:07 am | Institute Of Directors

Directors are spending more time on board responsibilities, the latest annual Directors’ Fees Report produced by the Institute of Directors and EY New Zealand has found. Hours worked by non-executive directors increased 10% since last year to 140 hours ... More >>

Great strides on boardroom diversity but still not there

Friday, 2 August 2019, 12:17 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) welcomes the announcement that 100% of S&P/NZX50 companies now have a diversity policy in place, says IoD CEO Kirsten Patterson. More >>

Two senior roles announced at IoD

Monday, 1 July 2019, 2:41 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors has filled key leadership roles with the appointments of Sarah Deans as General Manager, People & Culture and Dr Michael Fraser as General Manager, Learning and Commercial. More >>

D&O insurance - far more than a ‘nice to have’

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:46 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) together with Marsh and MinterEllisonRuddWatts are reminding directors of the importance of having directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance, in a report released today on current trends and issues in the ... More >>

Institute of Directors announces new president

Monday, 24 June 2019, 2:13 pm | Institute Of Directors

One of the country’s top directors, Alan Isaac, CNZM CFInstD was appointed the new president of the Institute of Directors (IoD) during the professional body’s Annual General Meeting in Auckland on Wednesday 19 June, replacing IoD’s first ... More >>

Charities review too limited – but an opportunity

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 7:07 pm | Institute Of Directors

Charities review too limited – but an opportunity to raise governance standards Embargoed until Wednesday 29 May 2019, 5:00pm New Zealand has significantly more charities per capita than other Commonwealth countries such as Australia and Canada, ... More >>

Mergers and acquisitions expected to continue at high level

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:13 am | Institute Of Directors

With merger and acquisition (M&A) activity near recent highs, the Institute of Directors (IoD) and the Takeovers Panel are urging directors to refresh their understanding of takeovers regulation. More >>

Complacency evident in life insurer report

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 8:13 pm | Institute Of Directors

Complacency evident in life insurer report – another reminder for all boards Yesterday’s report on life insurer conduct and culture by the Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank of New Zealand has yet again highlighted governance of conduct risks, ... More >>

Top five issues for directors in 2019

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:12 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has identified five issues that should be top of mind for directors in 2019. More >>

Balance needed in whistleblowing review

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:02 am | Institute Of Directors

While the Institute of Directors (IoD) has welcomed the review of the Protected Disclosures Act 2000, it is concerned that small and medium sized enterprises will be disproportionately burdened by some of the proposals. More >>

Ethics and conduct risks now more on board agendas

Saturday, 1 December 2018, 10:13 am | Institute Of Directors

Ethics and conduct risks now more on board agendas The Institute of Directors says it’s no surprise that a third of New Zealanders do not speak up about misconduct at work. More >>

Directors cite tight labour market as biggest impediment

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 10:56 am | Institute Of Directors

Directors cite tight labour market as biggest impediment to NZ’s economic performance; confidence wanes More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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