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Most Recent NACD Resources and Events
Sustainability Committee Charter Tool
In brief:Increased investor interest in a company’s environmental and social practices and risks has led to companies to create a new standing board committee centered on sustainability issues. This voluntary committee’s scope and name can differ depending on the company’s focus wi...
January 23, 2020
Business Urged to Address Climate Change: How Boards Can Act
Board LensBusiness Urged to Address Climate Change: How Boards Can Act (January 25, 2020)BlackRock CEO Laurence D. Fink’s annual letterexplicitly challenged CEOS and implicityl their boards—to improve disclosures on climate change and its impact. Citing new researchfrom McKinsey & Co...
January 21, 2020
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Factsheet
In brief:The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), effective this year for all companies doing business (including online sales) in the state, is affecting boards in a variety of companies. The new law, which will affect board oversight of consumer privacy, will apply to consumer information selle...
January 17, 2020
NACD Washington Review, Q4 2019
In brief:In the final quarter of 2019, Congress was active in proposing governance-related legislation on many fronts, from auditor independence to small business, but no final laws passed in any general business area. At the same time, the White House and federal agencies have delivered some decisi...
January 15, 2020
US-Iran Tensions Increase Threat of Cyberattacks (January 11, 2020)
Board LensUS-Iran Tensions Increase Threat of Cyberattacks (January 11, 2020)The US military strike that killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force, a US-designated foreign terrorist organization, resulted in heightened tensions between the two count...
January 10, 2020