The positive effects of having more women at the top rungs of the corporate world are well documented, BUT progress remains too slow, also in Norway.
At the “FutureBoards Cross-border Dialogue”, we will take a closer look at the state of play on corporate boards in India and in Norway. We will explore similarities and differences experienced in the two countries. We will exchange thoughts, views and ideas on HOW we can move the needle – within a reasonable timeframe. And more importantly: We will ask what is the role of investors and boards, and how can they, and how should they contribute.
We have the great pleasure of inviting you to a light breakfast and a roundtable discussion on how corporate board directors can and should contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals.
As part of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) annual Masterclass Series, the masterclass on ‘Integrated Thinking and the Future of Corporate Governance’ took place at the National University Singapore.
The third FutureBoards Cross Border Dialogue on Women on Boards in Singapore took place at the iconic Tanglin Club, The event was hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy to Singapore, and supported by BoardAgender, Singapore Institute of Directors, Norwegian Business Association Singapore, Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors and DNB.
Organized by Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI), the Directors in Dialogue work-shop was facilitated by globally renowned corporate governance thought leader Professor Mervyn King, Chair of the King Committee on Corporate Governance for South Africa and Turid Solvang, Founder and CEO of FutureBoards.
The issue of gender balance on corporate boards in Malaysia is not new, but continues to be debated given the business and economic imperative. The event was organized by the Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors to discuss HOW to improve the gender balance on corporate boards.
The first FutureBoards Cross Border Dialogue on women on boards in Malaysia was organized in collaboration with Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors. The event was kindly hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy to Malaysia.
Under the Patronage of H.E. Dr ZiadFariz, Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan, The Association of Women on Boards -Jordan, in collaboration with FutureBoards - Norway is organizing it’s inaugural conference “Getting Women on Boards: Why and How?”
Frokost, erfaringsutveksling og diskusjon på Chitra House Oslo. Pål Wien Espen, Interim General Counsel, Flyktninghjelpen/Special Counsel, WikborgRein (tidligere styresekretær i Telenor ASA) og Mimi Berdal, styreleder Gassco AS delte sine erfaringer og synspunkter som innledning til debatten. Møyfrid Øygard fra Admincontrol ga praktiske råd og tips om sikker og effektiv dokumenthåndtering.
At the FutureBoards Cross-border Dialogue at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in London, we took a closer look at the state of play on gender balance in the financial sector. We explored similarities and differences experienced by women in finance in UK and Norway. And more importantly: We asked what is the role of investors and boards, and how can they, and how should they contribute.
Mr Ong Boon Hwee, CEO and Joanna Soh Py, Vice President of Stewardship Asia Centre (a part of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings) visited Oslo on a learning journey on Norwegian Ownership Principles, Corporate Governance framework and ownership structures.
The FutureBoards Corporate Governance Summit is an annual event designed to gather insight, inspire ideas and raise attention for corporate governance.
“How to create value adding boards” is a one-day training session for female entrepreneurs with growth ambitions - developed by FutureBoards, commissioned by Innovation Norway. The event is practically orientated focusing on how companies can create a board that aids them to success.
By allowing the exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences, the event aimed to explore ways to achieve the Diversity Action Committee’s recommendation of 20% women by 2020 on the boards of the 100 largest listed companies of SGX. For more information, read the DAC’s report.
FutureBoards Summit 2017 was organized on November 14, as a masterclass /roundtable discussion in the memorable setting of Chitra House in Oslo. The event was organized by FutureBoards, in cooperation with EY Center for Board Matters.
This lunch event, organized by FutureBoards and NORSIF, was an unique occasion to meet, discuss and exchange ideas on the future of corporate governance with Professor Mervyn E. King, one of the most influential people in corporate governance.
A FutureBoards study tour for Norwegian female board members to get in-depth knowledge about the EU system and processes, and to exchange thoughts and views on gender quotas and other effective measures to improve the gender balance on corporate boards. The event was organized in collaboration with the Norwegian Delegation to the EU, the Norwegian Embassy in Belgium and Belgian “Women on Boards”.