Board of Directors: A Handbook for Sustainable Entrepreneurs

Board of Directors: A Handbook for Sustainable Entrepreneurs is part of the Sustainable Entrepreneur’s Library of Resources for Governance.  The Handbook covers the rights and duties of the directors of a corporation and outlines the legal and business principles relating to the responsibilities of directors; the powers and rights of directors; the legal duties and obligations of directors; board processes, structure and operations; board committees; and potential liabilities of directors.

The Handbook includes the following tabs:

Directors’ Rights, Duties and Liabilities

Board Structure and Operations

Internal Governance Instruments: Codes and Policies

Board Oversight of Sustainability

Governance and Nominating Committee

Audit Committee

Compensation and Organizational Development Committee

Finance Committee

Environmental Responsibility, Health and Safety Committee

Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Compliance and Risk Management Committee

Technology Committee

Disclosure and Reporting Committee

Download the entire Handbook here.