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
Compensation and Organizational Development Committee
Environmental Responsibility, Health and Safety Committee
Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Compliance and Risk Management Committee
Disclosure and Reporting Committee
Download the entire Handbook here.