Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
The Conference Board of Canada provides you with practical insights you can apply to your organization in the areas of Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility. Our services in this area include:
- Director Education
- Executive Networking
The Directors College
The Directors College Chartered Director Program delivers an accredited corporate director development program that leads to a university designation Chartered Director (C.Dir.*). It is a 5 Module residential program that is designed to create an environment for innovative and independent thinking.
In each module, participants learn concepts and best practices from a practitioner; discover what leading boards are doing today from experienced chairs and CEOs (in residence at The Directors College); and apply this knowledge immediately in case studies, behavioral sessions and simulations.
Annual fee: $5,275 *
This e-Library service gives your organization:
Access to effective tools and resources in performance measurement and director evaluation
Comprehensive data, linking board functioning and responsibilities to corporate success, and exploring why and how to champion good governance. A better understanding of how roles and responsibilities are allocated among directors, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), and shareholders in modern corporations.
Current information on enhancements and new practices in this rapidly changing field.
Corporate Social Responsibility Service
Annual fee: $3,630 *
The Corporate Social Responsibility service will give every employee in your organization electronic access to timely, objective presentations of CSR issues that matter to you, such as case studies of best practice organizations that you can emulate.
Corporate Community Investment Council Members of the Corporate Community Investment Council (CCIC) are professionals from nationally recognized corporations in diverse industries with one common interest: They want to make a difference in the lives of those around them by contributing in a meaningful way to the development and growth of society. This is a responsibility they accept willingly, and scrupulously strive to meet.
Corporate Ethics Management Council
The Corporate Ethics Management Council (CEMC) is for executives responsible for all facets of ethics and compliance management in major Canadian public and private sector organizations. The Council meets in camera three times a year to discuss common challenges, emerging issues, and leading practices in corporate ethics and compliance.
Public Enterprise Governance Centre
The Public Enterprise Governance Centre (PEGC) is a network of leaders from Canadian federal, provincial and municipal Crown corporations. The Centre holds in camera meetings twice a year to allow members to share insights and innovations in governance excellence. Meetings include facilitated discussions with senior Crown executives and board-level directors. PEGC also conducts leading-edge research in the area of governance, board-level management, and other issues facing Canadian Crown corporations.
Council of Public Affairs Executives
The Council of Public Affairs Executives is for senior executives who have overall responsibility for public affairs, marketing, corporate communications, government affairs/relations, corporate reputation, employee communications and publications in their organization. Meetings take place three times per year—in the Fall, Winter, and Spring. One of the meetings is focused on government affairs and is usually scheduled in the Fall in Ottawa. The remaining two meetings can be hosted by a member and will be held in either eastern, central, or western Canada.
Strategic Risk Council
The Strategic Risk Council (SRC) helps organizations develop, implement, and sustain an enterprise-wide risk management process that is appropriate to their organization’s unique set of goals, strengths, weaknesses, and structures. It provides strategic and operational insights into how organizations can establish risk management capabilities by integrating successful board and senior management governance principles with strategic planning processes.
Custom Research Projects
The Conference Board of Canada also conducts custom research projects in governance including board evaluations and research on leading practices.
For More Information:
Associate Director, Governance, Compliance and Risk