2023 AGM CHECKLIST

A successful AGM requires year-round consultation, preparation, and planning. Companies that are unprepared may be surprised by recommendations from proxy advisors, new regulation changes and how their shareholders vote….

Activating Sustainability in the Boardroom

Organizations are under increasing pressure to create holistic approaches to sustainability and broader Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies to meet regulatory requirements and societal and investor expectations. At the same time…

2022 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer

In 2022, the CAQ added four new questions. Two focus on digging deeper into how audit committees execute their oversight responsibilities. We believe there is room for improvement for audit committees to provide more tailored disclosures to provide transparency about how and…

Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta (SCFA) – Board Chair

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta (SCFA) is looking for a Chair for our non-profit organization. Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that affects millions of people around the world. Despite its prevalence, people born with SCD tend to suffer in silence…

Movement51 – Director at Large (2 Positions)

The overall goal of the Movement51 Board of Directions is to ensure the success and viability of Movement51 and to support the Executive Director in innovation and sustaining the organization’s strategic roadmap…

Movement51 – Treasurer

Movement51 is a not-for-profit that was founded in 2020. M51’s mission is to power the full, economic participation of women and gender-diverse people through education and community. Movement51 exists to champion women and gender-diverse individuals to build foundational financial knowledge…

Charting the course through a changing governance landscape: Corporate Directors Survey

In 2022, as both the ongoing direct impacts and unexpected side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to mount, the landscape of the business world is shifting yet again. An ongoing war in Ukraine, rising global inflation, fears of recession, and the near-constant drumbeat of catastrophic…

WinSETT – Board of Directors (Multiple positions)

The Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre) is an action‐oriented, non‐profit organization that was launched in 2010 after regional consultations and three national forums with key stakeholders including women in SETT. WinSETT Centre is focused on fostering opportunities that …

ESG and the Board’s Governance Role

Global research indicates that companies in North America are less committed to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) engagement than those in Europe and Asia-Pacific. For boards seeking to improve their ESG engagement…

SPCA Hamilton / Burlington – Board Members (Multiple positions)

At the HBSPCA, we are Pet First. This means that before we sign off a budget, launch a program or make a hire, we are first asking, “Is this best for the animal?” We are building an all-star board of bright leaders that share the same love and respect for animals that we do, and we’re inviting you to apply. We want the best people on our animal’s side…