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NEW Introduction to ESG Oversight

Explore the most important principles of ESG governance. New on-demand course, available online, anytime. 

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2023 NACD Directorship 100 Awards Gala

December 13, 2023 | New York

The 2023 NACD Directorship 100 Awards Gala will honor the outstanding directors and governance leaders who are setting the pace in reshaping board culture. Join NACD in recognizing the industry's foremost leaders and their contributions.

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NEW Blue Ribbon Commission Report

Culture as the Foundation: Building a High-Performance Board

A call-to-action to explicitly use culture to drive board excellence in today’s complex environment.

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NACD Directors Summit 2024

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October 6-9, 2024 | Washington, DC Area

Registration is now open for our biggest annual event, where the most influential minds in governance meet to advance boardroom effectiveness. Lock in the lowest rate, now through December 15, 2023.

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NACD The Future of the American Board 

A critical multiyear initiative focused on building board performance and meeting the challenges of long-term corporate growth

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NACD Directorship Certification®

Enhance your board leadership with access to the premier director designation in the United States.

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AI Workshop

The new NACD AI Workshop focuses on both the risks and opportunities inherent in AI.

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NACD Directorship® Magazine

NACD members can access a digital edition of magazine issues and other editorial content.

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Directorship Essentials

An interactive e-learning series providing case studies, core governance, and practical tools for effective directorship

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Public Company Board Practices

An overview of boardroom practices on significant topics including ESG, artificial intelligence (AI), and human capital.

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Virtual Director Professionalism®

An online boardroom fundamentals course with an immersive approach to the practices of modern governance.

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