Perspectives from The Directors College
The New Environmental, Social, and Governance Imperative

The New Environmental, Social, and Governance Imperative

Long-term value creation and the alignment of strategic objectives with financial objectives and overall success will need to remain the centre of the board’s agenda. In 2019, the issues that should be an integral part of corporate performance measurement are being driven by corporate social and environmental responsibilities and shareholder activism. Your board should understand the link between governance and corporate social responsibility (CS

The Evolution of Corporate Governance in Canada

The Evolution of Corporate Governance in Canada

Corporate scandals, executive misconduct, security breaches, investor activism, environmental and social impact management and the #MeToo movement have been dominating the news in the past few years. In times of rapid change, responsible and sustainable governance around ethics, compliance and fiduciary responsibility becomes more important than ever before.

Canada 2030. Embedding Sustainability Into Corporate Governance

Ms. Strandberg is a sustainability governance specialist, with twenty years experience as a Corporate Director. She is a Faculty Member of The Directors College, conducting the ESG Governance module for its chartered director program, and for Governance Professionals of Canada, conducting the Sustainability Governance module for its chartered governance professionals program. She is a judge for Governance Professionals of Canada for its Sustainability Governance Award.

New partnership agreement between TDC and CAS – New pricing to obtain the reciprocal designation C.Dir. – ASC.

Ten years after the first partnership agreement between The Directors College (TDC) and the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (CAS), the two institutions have reviewed the terms of their agreement to make amendments to various items including the terms and conditions of obtaining the reciprocal designation C.Dir. – ASC and in particular, the price to obtain the designation.

The Directors College Annual Graduation and Alumni Event 2018

A recap of The Directors College Annual Graduation and Alumni Event 2018.

Infographic: The Current State of Board Diversity

Diverse boards are proven to have enhanced dialogue, improved decision-making, stronger risk mitigation/crisis management, higher-quality management guidance, and a more positive culture in the boardroom.

2018 Innovation Governance Program Recap

A recap of The Directors College Innovation Governance Program that took place April 2018


The Beach or Innovation Governance?

Why one board member traveled from the other side of the world to become a member of the Innovation Governance for Board Directors Class of 2018


A message from Dr. Michael Hartmann, Principal of The Directors College

Dr. Hartmann shares a new and emerging theme that will be weaving its way through a number of The Directors College activities and programs in 2018: Innovation Governance.

Innovation Governance: How Proactive is Your Board?

Innovation is a priority for the Canadian Government and it needs to be a priority for Canadian companies as well in order to compete and grow. And, the board has an important and proactive role to play.