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Curated resources

Books, reports and podcasts selected by our expert team.

Non-Executive Director certifications

Many of our members undertake formal qualifications in governance and board work. Here we share some from partners organisations who have good quality offerings at different levels. Whilst we are […]

Cyber Resilience for Non-Executives

Rowena Ironside, Chair of Women on Boards UK, portfolio NED and a technology industry veteran, shares her advice on managing cyber risk from the board room. The boardroom is where […]

Governance Basics

All boards are tasked with the governance of their organisation, which broadly involves strategy, scrutiny and compliance. Here we bring together some useful resources surrounding compliance and the different codes, structures […]

Governance Resources

Here we share selected links to a variety of reference materials for non-executive directors sourced from organisations and regulators on specific governance issues including corporate reporting, committee practice, cyber, insolvency and […]

Books --- Recommended Reading

A few books we think you might enjoy. How the World Really Works: A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future Vaclav Smil 2022 Stage (Not Age) How to […]

ESG and Climate Resources for Directors

Latest update – The Transition Planning Taskforce (TPT) has published sector guidance to support change within companies. The seven sector guides cover Asset Management, Asset owners, Banks, Electric, Utilities & […]

Research Reports - Careers & Diversity

A selection of the latest global research into factors affecting women’s career success and economic empowerment; and into gender diversity in organisations across sectors. Women Count 2021Role, Value and Number […]