From Unicorn to Scorned: Lessons Learned From Start-Up Scandals

Event Details

August 28, 2018

2-3 p.m. (EST)

We've all heard the stories about start-up darlings turned castoffs. Whether the story was about the culture problem at Uber, the fraud at Theranos, or Hampton Creek buying its own products to boost sales, there are lessons to be learned from these organizations. Hear from a range of subject-matter experts how your organization can avoid similar missteps, and find out which questions the board should be asking now to ensure their companies are acting ethically.

Additional Resources  

NACD Resource Center: Compliance and Ethics Oversight

NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report: Culture as a Corporate Asset
NACD Blog: "In the Wake of #MeToo, How Can Boards Address Workplace Sexual Misconduct?"
Harvard Business School Working Paper: Toxic Workers