NACD Utah Chapter and Utah Business honored some of our state's most engaged and effective board leaders at this year's Outstanding Directors Awards luncheon. The awards recognize individuals who exemplify knowledge, leadership, and excellence in governance. Check back to see this year's recipients.
When women and people of color lead, they positively transform their organizations. Yet, despite decades of investments in diversity the representation of women and people of color in high-ranking positions is stagnant, and well-known patterns of unconscious bias remain standard practice. Dr. Christy Glass discussed the benefits of inclusive leadership, how bias limits the advancement of talented leaders and innovative ways boards can support more equitable and inclusive practices.
We explored established legal precedent regarding fiduciary duty requirements in the context of maximizing stockholder value, evaluating long-term sustainability, addressing employee concerns, considering ESG issues, recognizing the community economic impact, and assessing legal risks. The case study is applicable to public and private companies, whether incorporated in Utah or Delaware.
December 28, 2019
December 29, 2019
· Park City, UT
Now in its 19th year, the Summit D&O Conference is a world-class directors and officers training and leadership conference dedicated to helping the boards of public, pre-IPO, and private companies improve corporate governance and best practices.
Companies are increasingly hearing that corporate sustainability matters. Members joined the NACD Utah Chapter as Dr. Jeffrey Hales, Chair of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, described the current ESG landscape and trends in sustainability measurement and reporting, including standard setting activity and potential regulatory changes that could affect companies.
Leaders from PwC's Cybersecurity and Privacy practice discussed the evolution of the Cybersecurity discussion in the Boardroom including critical lessons learned and emerging trends for the future. Additionally, we discussed the Board's role in Crisis Management and learnings from the most recent crisis response activity.
NACD Utah Chapter and Utah Business honored some of our state's most engaged and effective board leaders at this year's Outstanding Directors Awards luncheon. The awards recognize individuals who exemplify knowledge, leadership, and excellence in governance.
Join us for a half-day of learning about one of the most critical issues facing directors and executives in today's corporate environment. Leading risk management professionals, industry experts, and directors will address risk management issues impacting companies at every level.
Join your director peers for a conversation about the
Principles for Creating a Culture of Innovation and a Peace Coliseum Tour.
The meeting will include a tour of the Overstock.com Headquarters -- the Peace Coliseum.