Board Diversity

Board Diversity

NACD has long been championing diversity in the boardroom, from the position that directors should bring varied experiences that align with the company's strategic goals. This Resource Center provides practical guidance and tools specifically designed to increase diversity in the boardroom.

Thought Leadership & Research

Identifying directors’ skill sets and communicating your board’s composition to investors Embracing the “power of difference” at all levels of the company The journey to gender parity

Expert Commentary

Director roadmap for promoting diversity and inclusion Study observes decline in number of women on boards Improving disclosure around board diversity Four steps to building a more diverse workforce Eliminating unconscious bias in the hiring process Report: 2017 diversity practices and perceptions 2016 Global Board Diversity Analysis

Advisory Services

Board Recruitment Services (BRS) can help you diversify your board NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards continuously deliver value Board Composition and Succession Planning in-boardroom education programs focus on critical skills needed to drive strategy

Boardroom Tools & Templates

A guide to board-level diversity discussions A sample board expertise matrix Johnson & Johnson’s General Criteria for Board Nomination Macy’s statement on diversity and inclusion

Videos and Webinars

Closing gaps in cross-generational communication

Upcoming Events

Master Class Director Professionalism® NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit (Sep. 21–24, 2019, in Washington, DC)