BoardMatters – insights for non-executive directors
In order to provide effective guidance and counsel to the executive and achieve successful outcomes, it is essential for non-executive directors to have a comprehensive understanding on a range of business issues.
Our goal is to help you explore current business and market issues through the lens of the unique challenges faced by non-executive directors.
Here we profile some of our recent global and local thought leadership to help directors evaluate complex problems, develop fresh approaches and implement practical solutions.
| Finding the recipe for sustainable growth |
As boards and executive teams strive to find a recipe for sustainable growth, this article shares the results from a recent EY poll of non-executive directors; comments from bestselling author Inder Sidhu; and insights into how businesses can strike a balance between risk and reward.
|Tax Reform: A better way - The case for an Australian Tax Reform Commission Australia’s tax system is failing. Read on for our three recommendations to create and implement sustainable tax reform or click to hear from EY CEO and Regional Managing Partner, Rob McLeod.|
| Women on boards: global approaches to advancing diversity |
Research shows that board diversity enhances corporate performance, and failing to address the gender gap can have economic consequences. Yet in most countries around the world, women remain woefully underrepresented on corporate boards. EY’s Point of view describes a three-part framework that we believe helps accelerate progress – public sector attention, private sector commitment and corporate transparency.
| Growth and reform in China |
The Chinese economy continues to flourish, making China a focus for many companies. Here we talk to an expert on Chinese politics, economics and business about risk, current reforms and possible opportunities; we highlight the proactive steps boards can take to address bribery and corruption risks; and we examine how boards and audit committees can play a role in addressing cybersecurity and IP risks in China to protect their corporate assets.