Interview with Mark Buzan, Founder and Executive Director – Society of NonProfit Board Directors

Ahead of the NonProfit Board On-line Summit 26-28 February 2021 I​ talked with Mark Buzan, APR-CAE, Founder and Executive Director – Society of NonProfit Board Directors about what attendees can expect from the day. https://www.nonprofitboardsummit.org/

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Charity Boardroom

The recently updated Charity Governance Code includes clearer recommended practice in the renamed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Principle and sets out four stages of practice for charities in their EDI journey. Boards should: Think about why equality, diversity and inclusion are important for the charity and assess the current level of understanding. Set out plans andContinue reading “Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Charity Boardroom”

2020 Charity Governance Code recommendations on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, and Integrity

The recently updated Charity Governance Code, which sets out 7 principles of good governance practice for charities in England and Wales, includes clearer recommended practice in the renamed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Principle, and updates to the Integrity Principle to emphasise ethics and the right of everyone who has contact with the charity to be safe. TheContinue reading “2020 Charity Governance Code recommendations on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, and Integrity”

Practical steps to improve board diversity

Many boards in the private, public and voluntary sectors realise that they need to improve the diversity of their board members, whether it be ethnic, gender, restricted ability, age or socio-economic background, but find it hard to know where to start.

Diversity and inclusion: what’s the risk?

Published in Business Reporter – Fraud Prevention and Risk Management, September 2020 From the Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) to the Environment, Society and Governance (ESG) investment initiatives, the resounding cry is for greater diversity and inclusion in the workforce, and a reduction in inequality and in the barriers to opportunity. Yet the changes that reduceContinue reading “Diversity and inclusion: what’s the risk?”