On Thursday, December 14, at 7 pm. ET, Page will be joined by Judy Samuelson, Executive Director at the Aspen Institute Business + Society Program, for a second Page Conversation on the Aspen Institute’s new release: “Planning for a New Reality: Agenda for the Prepared Board.” Below are some of the key insights from their research.
How is the job of corporate board directors changing?
At a time of profound social and industrial transformation, it is not surprising that the role of corporate board directors is evolving and expanding, and fast. Boards are confronting a climate crisis that introduces significant risks across industries, a deep shift in workforce expectations, and evolving – often conflicting – expectations of firms and their leaders, from Wall Street to the State House to the employee cafeteria. As such:
What does this mean for strategic communications leaders?
As Boards step into the future, CCOs can be a crucial resource – contributing their traditional expertise in strategic communications, crisis preparedness, and scenario planning in a world of uncertainties. But today’s Boards also need to understand more deeply the employee experience, collaborate in new ways with partners and strengthen alliances both within and beyond the firm. CCOs, with their deep knowledge of and engagement with key constituents, are again uniquely positioned to help.
On December 14, we’ll explore these ideas – and other ways the expanding role of directors might represent an opportunity for CCOs.
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