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Browse through our library of recent articles to gain insight and understand current challenges and opportunities facing companies today.

The Sustainability Board Report

The Sustainability Board Report explores the different dimensions of good corporate governance and the importance of sustainable corporate leadership, with an added focus on what has changed in the past year, 2019.

NACD Cover

To Achieve Purpose, Boards Must Embrace Integrated Reporting
By Robert G. Eccles and Helle Bank Jorgensen

Leadership and Loyalty™ With Dov Baron

Corporate Sustainability – The Most Critical Aspects of a Resilient Business

Dov Baron and Helle Bank Jorgensen

Helle Money Radio

Upgrading board members’ ESG competencies – Singapore Radio interview

Glenn van Zutphen and Helle Bank Jorgensen

White Papers

How to Set Up Effective Climate Governance on Corporate Boards: Guiding principles and questions

Corporate Governance & Climate Change

Corporate Governance & Climate Change, Odgers Berndtson

by Mary Francia

NACD 10 Steps

10 Steps Toward Good ESG Governance

by Helle Bank Jørgensen, NACD BoardTalk

Diligent Podcast -ESG

The evolving role of governance, Competent Boards and how ESG is moving from an afterthought to a strategic imperative.

Sustainability Article ESG - Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group

“Competence, Curiosity, and Courage”: Sustainability and the Board – Interview with Helle Bank Jorgensen for Sustainability Journal, Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group.

Sustainability is an Integral Business Decision

Sustainability is an Integral Business Decision

Green Disruption: Joelle Pang and Rishabh Nanda (June 4th, 2020)

Is Your Board Prepared for the Future? Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

Is Your Board Prepared for the Future? Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

Helle Bank Jorgensen, Mary Francia and Sanjay Khanna (June 3rd, 2020)

People in need have long memories – the case for stakeholder primacy

People in need have long memories – the case for stakeholder primacy 

The Center for Global Enterprise: Helle Bank Jorgensen and Tom Cummings (May 2020)

Paul Polman's Thinking the Unthinkable Article

Why leadership must learn fast from the COVID-19 crisis – some hopeful signs

Thinking the Unthinkable: Paul Polman from his Competent Boards Session May 13th (May 2020)

https://www.thinkunthink.org/latest-unthinking/2020-05-22-why-leadership-must-learn-fast-from-the-covid-19-crisis-some-hopeful-signs

The consequences of COVID-19: Thought leaders share governing board priorities

The consequences of COVID-19: Thought leaders share governing board priorities

Competent Boards global faculty share their views on the consequences of COVID-19 (May 1, 2020)

The Truth About Corporate Success: Sustainability

The Truth About Corporate Success: Sustainability

Thrive Global: Dov Baron (March 17, 2020)

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/the-truth-about-corporate-success-sustainability/

How Boards Can Be Forces for Change Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

How Boards Can Be Forces for Change Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

NACD BoardTalk: Helle Bank Jorgensen and Tom Cummings (April 2, 2020)

https://blog.nacdonline.org/posts/boards-forces-change-covid-19?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=Blog&utm_content=forces%20for%20change%20blog

Global Conversation Dov Baron

Podcast: Helle Bank Jorgensen: Corporate Sustainability – The Most Critical Aspects of a Resilient Business.

Dov Baron: Global Conversation (March 26, 2020)

Listen to the podcast here

Covid-19 & the Ancient Social Contract Called Duty of Care

Covid-19 & the Ancient Social Contract Called Duty of Care

LinkedIn Article: Helle Bank Jorgensen and Tom Cummings (March 17, 2020)

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/covid-19-ancient-social-contract-called-duty-care-bank-jørgensen/

From an organic form of virus to a virus of material losses - how can we be prepared when the unthinkable happens?

From an organic form of virus to a virus of material losses – how can we be prepared when the unthinkable happens?

LinkedIn Article: Helle Bank Jorgensen and Tom Cummings (March 11, 2020)

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/from-organic-form-virus-material-losses-how-can-we-bank-jørgensen/

Enabling diversity in the boardroom

Enabling diversity in the boardroom

The Lawyer’s Daily: Helle Bank Jorgensen (March 8, 2020)

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/enabling-diversity-boardroom-helle-bank-jørgensen/

Wake-Up Call: Directors Must Focus on Sustainability Risks, BlackRock Letter Presses

Wake-Up Call: Directors Must Focus on Sustainability Risks, BlackRock Letter Presses

NACD BoardTalk: Helle Bank Jorgensen (January 28, 2020)

https://blog.nacdonline.org/posts/focus-on-sustainability-blackrock-presses

Mark Carney Article by Helle

The Sustainability Leadership Award for (almost) a decade goes to Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

LinkedIn: Helle Bank Jorgensen (December 31, 2019)

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/sustainability-leadership-award-almost-decade-goes-bank-jørgensen/

Ethical Boardroom Article

Where was the Board?

Ethical Boardroom: Helle Bank Jorgensen (December, 2019)

https://ethicalboardroom.com/where-was-the-board/