NACD Diversity Discussion Guide for Directors

In short: This NACD discussion guide is intended to structure board conversations about diversity and build a process for ensuring effective diversity in the boardroom. Initially published in the NACD Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on The Diverse Board: Moving From Interest to Action, it can help jump-start a healthy, helpful dialogue.

How boards can use this resource:

  • Prepare for meaningful diversity discussions in the boardroom
  • Effectively define the scope and objectives of board diversity
  • Create decision rules for achieving and maintaining the desired levels of diversity

Most Relevant Audiences: the full board and the Nominating & Governance committee