Oversight of Corporate Culture

Oversight of Corporate Culture

This resource center is a repository for all NACD content related to board oversight of corporate culture, including practical guidance, tools, templates, and analyses. For materials on board oversight of corporate ethics and compliance, please see NACD’s Resource Center on Compliance and Ethics Oversight. For guidance on increasing board diversity, see NACD’s Resource Center on Board Diversity

Thought Leadership & Research

Strengthening culture to combat disruptive risks Mitigating risks associated with sexual misconduct Aligning company culture with long-term value creation Promoting a positive risk culture Creating a strong board culture Linking nonfinancial metrics to strategic and cultural objectives Understanding nonfinancial metrics

Expert Commentary

Governing culture and ESG in the #MeToo era Leveraging internal audit to monitor and assess corporate culture Four perspectives on how boards can take an active role in changing culture How to develop an agile culture to expand internationally Sustaining a culture of digital innovation The board’s role in culture oversight and crisis response Linking culture to the organization’s rewards system The link between compensation, employee retention, and culture Methods for effective oversight of organizational culture

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Examples of board disclosures related to culture oversight Sample director code of conduct The board’s role in preventing and addressing director misconduct The general counsel’s role in supporting culture Culture discussion guide for directors Culture oversight dashboard Benchmarks on board oversight of corporate culture CACI’s Culture, Character, Integrity, and Ethics Committee Charter Citi’s Ethics and Culture Committee Charter AEP’s Human Resources Committee Charter

Advisory Services

NACD’s in-boardroom education programs help boards deliver value NACD’s governance reviews provide an in-depth analysis of an organization’s governance structure, processes, and drivers

Videos and Webinars

What boards need to know about gender pay equity Strengthening corporate culture with talent strategy and leadership development Creating an innovation-centric culture through incentives Lessons learned from start-up scandals Pearl Meyer discusses influencing corporate culture through the rewards system

Upcoming Events

Master Class Director Professionalism® NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit (Sep. 21–24, 2019, in Washington, DC)

Investor Perspectives on Culture and the Board

State Street Global Advisors letter to portfolio company board members BlackRock CEO Lawrence Fink letter to portfolio company CEOs Vanguard investment stewardship report (see pp. 26, 27)