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The Future of Corporate Governance with Dottie Schindlinger

Updated: Oct 9, 2023

The demands and challenges companies face are changing in the digital age. Because of this, the way corporate boards operate, discuss, and tackle these issues is also changing. From having more diverse voices represented to acknowledging and responding to global issues like climate change and supply chain disruptions, the job of the corporate board is more difficult now than ever. Dottie Schindlinger is here to talk about the impact of these changes and what we should expect going forward in the world of corporate boards. This week’s episode 85 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about the future of corporate governance!

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Dottie Schindlinger is sharing the importance of corporate boards addressing climate change and other major issues and actionable steps you can take right now to continue to educate yourself as a board member.

Dottie Schindlinger is the Executive Director of the Diligent Institute, the independent corporate governance research arm and think tank of Diligent Corporation. The Diligent Institute informs, educates, and connects leaders to champion governance excellence by providing cutting-edge research on the most pressing issues of corporate governance and offering certifications and educational programs that equip leaders with the knowledge and credentials needed to guide their organizations through existential challenges. Dottie also hosts The Corporate Director Podcast.

Some of the talking points Julie and Dottie go over in this episode include:

  • Dottie’s journey into the world of corporate governance and building BoardEffect.

  • Issues likely to be discussed in boardrooms over the next few years, including quantum computing.

  • The three main jobs of a board: insight, oversight, and foresight.

  • The importance of board chairs building strategic partnerships with their CEOs and fostering trust and goodwill.

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