Next Generation Governance

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Next Generation Governance: Developing Position Statements on Sustainability Issues

There is growing pressure among companies to link social and environmental limits to corporate strategy and goal-setting. However, the result is often a lengthy document that fails to make strategic connections between specific issues and their implications on business decision-making. We developed this guidebook to help you articulate a concise and transparent board level position on key environmental, social, and governance issues. Drawing upon in-depth analyses of over 3000 board position statements; over 300 interviews with CEOs, directors, and board chairs; and concepts outlined in our series on the Road to Context, this guidebook provides a checklist for crafting a contextual board position statement and includes examples from a range of industries and global settings.

Next Generation Governance: Emerging Trends in Climate Change Position Statements cover

Next Generation Governance: Emerging Trends in Climate Change Position Statements

There is growing pressure among companies to link social and environmental limits to corporate strategy and goal-setting, and for the issue of climate change in particular. However, the result is often a lengthy document that fails to make strategic connections between specific issues and their implications on business decision-making. We developed this guidebook to help you articulate a concise and transparent board level position on climate change. Drawing upon in-depth analyses of over 1,200 board position statements; over 300 interviews with CEOs, directors, and board chairs; and concepts outlined in our series on the Road to Context, this guidebook provides a checklist for crafting a contextual board position statement on the issue of climate change and includes examples from a range of industries and global settings.