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Economic Squeeze Takes Centre Stage For Directors

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:20 am | Institute Of Directors

Inflation and the cost of living has emerged as the issue that has boards most worried, according to the Director Sentiment Survey 2023. Asked to name the most significant impediments to national economic performance, 44.5% of respondents pointed to inflation ... More >>

New Scholarship Fund Supports IoD members in the Not-for-Profit Sector – First Round of Recipients Announced

Monday, 31 July 2023, 6:18 am | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is delighted to have allocated its new Scholarship Fund to the first round of recipients. Currently focused on supporting its members in the not-for-profit sector, the aim is to help awardees upskill through a range ... More >>

IoD Chief Executive Appointed To Global Leadership Role

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 2:17 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Global Network of Directors Institute (GNDI) has appointed Institute of Directors New Zealand (IoD) CEO Kirsten Patterson as their new chair. Launched in 2012, GNDI comprises 21 director institutes and represents more than 150,000 individual directors ... More >>

Chapter Zero NZ Marks First Anniversary As Climate Governance Awareness Grows

Friday, 3 March 2023, 12:17 pm | Institute Of Directors

The national chapter of the global Climate Governance Initiative Chapter Zero New Zealand marks its first anniversary today. [3 March] Cyclone Gabrielle’s devastation has pushed awareness of the impacts of climate change to the fore and highlighted ... More >>

IoD Documentary Podcast Gets Under The Skin Of Governance

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 3:57 am | Institute Of Directors

If you thought you knew about directors and boards, your ideas are about to be blown out of the water. Across the Board is a new documentary podcast series that challenges some of the stereotypical thinking on what goes on in the boardroom – how governance ... More >>

Institute Of Directors Award Won By Claire Van Der Most

Thursday, 27 October 2022, 4:07 pm | Institute Of Directors

Hamilton Multicultural Services (HMS) Trust Chair Claire van der Most MInstD has received the Waikato Emerging Director Award 2022 from the Institute of Directors (IoD). Van der Most has led teams in the public, private and for-purpose sectors ... More >>

Staff Wage Rises Outstrip Director Fees Increases

Friday, 26 August 2022, 3:35 pm | Institute Of Directors

Fees paid to directors are not rising as quickly as staff wage increases and appear to have escaped the volatility created by the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2022 Directors’ Fees Report reveals. The median non-executive directors’ annual fee rose 3.1% to ... More >>

Two Business Leaders Recognised With Institute Of Directors’ Highest Accolade

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 3:00 pm | Institute Of Directors

Two business leaders, former New Zealand politician David Caygill (CNZM) and Ken Williamson (KStJ QSM JP), have been named Distinguished Fellows of the Institute of Directors (IoD) – the Institute’s highest accolade. The pair both have a long ... More >>

New And Emerging Risks Continue To Drive Directors And Officers Insurance Uncertainty

Friday, 11 February 2022, 7:00 am | Institute Of Directors

Global and local influences, including the impact of increased community expectations, regulatory requirements and need for greater transparency around culture and wider environmental performance continue to affect the New Zealand market for Directors ... More >>

Talent Famine Looms Large In Director Survey With Vaccine Efficacy Hot On Its Heels

Friday, 3 December 2021, 7:20 am | Institute Of Directors

A mounting skills shortage, border restrictions and vaccine efficacy were top of the list of issues causing directors sleepless nights in the Institute of Directors and ASB’s latest Director Sentiment Survey . The 2021 Survey proved Covid-19’s ... More >>

Disability As Diversity: The Right To Be Ordinary

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 9:39 am | Institute Of Directors

By Sonia Yee When asked about his favourite pastime, Paul Curry beams, ‘teaching and meditation.’ “There’s a lot of pressure out there in today’s society and a lot of stress especially at this time when people have lost their stability,” ... More >>

One Bad Decision Can Be Life Changing For Directors

Friday, 22 October 2021, 9:57 am | Institute Of Directors

Crisis management, sustainability, and dealing with brand reputation are just some of the issues boards around the world are currently experiencing. Adding a global pandemic has only illuminated problem areas and weak spots for some businesses, but ... More >>

Recipients of First Steps in Governance Award

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 10:37 am | Institute Of Directors

Canterbury IoD branch names two recipients of First Steps in Governance Award Two members of the Canterbury branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) are recipients of the 2021 First Steps in Governance Award, which provides opportunities for young ... More >>

Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO, DStJ Made A Distinguished Fellow Of The Institute Of Directors

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 9:02 am | Institute Of Directors

New Zealand Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO, DStJ has been made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD). The honour is the highest the IoD can award, reserved for directors who have made a sustained and prominent contribution ... More >>

Prison For Directors Who Fail To Report On Climate Risks Unduly Harsh, Says The Institute Of Directors

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 12:38 pm | Institute Of Directors

Directors should not face jail time for failing to comply with proposed new climate-reporting standards, stressed the Institute of Directors (IoD). The IoD appeared before the Economic Development, Science and Innovation select committee today to present its ... More >>

Taking The Pulse On Boardroom Bullying

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 2:52 pm | Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) recently checked in on its members to gauge the degree to which boardroom bullying impacts New Zealand directors. Of the almost 250 respondents to the pulse survey, just under a third (32%) reported having been bullied ... More >>

Institute Of Directors Welcomes Long-awaited Incorporated Societies Bill

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 4:02 pm | Institute Of Directors

The IoD was pleased to see the Incorporated Societies Bill introduced into Parliament yesterday. Reform has been underway for over a decade and the Bill is long overdue. “The current Act governing incorporated societies is from 1908. It’s wildly outdated ... More >>

Organisations Upended By COVID-19; But Directors See Glimmers Of Hope Ahead

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 6:06 am | Institute Of Directors

COVID-19 had a starring role in the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) and ASB’s 2020 Director Sentiment Survey, with reverberations from the global pandemic still being felt at both a strategic and operational level. Although, not always in a bad ... More >>

Canterbury Lawyer’s Community Spirit Behind Her First Steps In Governance Award Win

Monday, 19 October 2020, 6:33 pm | Institute Of Directors

Lawyer Alex Booker will take her first steps in governance with a two-year internship on the board of Comcare, after winning a 2020 First Steps in Governance award from the Canterbury branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD). Alex Booker As well as ... More >>

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Directors And The ‘leave Of Absence’ Dilemma

Friday, 9 October 2020, 8:12 am | Institute Of Directors

A lack of clarity around directors’ personal liability while on extended leave means they’re more likely to resign than take leave of absence, diminishing New Zealand’s pool of strong, experienced directors and potentially challenging board ... More >>





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