Update on current board issues: August 2012

Resources, webcasts, and events

Center for Board Governance Webcast: The September 13 Center webcast will focus on the results of our Annual Corporate Director Survey. The webcast will take place 2-3 p.m. ET. For more information and to register, click here.

Board Governance Series, Vol. 21 2012: This issue of the Corporate Board Member magazine includes an interview with Tom Craren, PwC managing partner of brand and thought leadership, on the results of the firm's 15th annual CEO Survey, titled "Growth and Value in a Volatile World." Other articles in this volume include executive compensation challenges in a volatile economy and digital volatility and director literacy. To read the Series, click here. To watch the video, click here.

Women in the Boardroom Webinar: Catherine Bromilow, a partner in PwC's Center for Board Governance, will speak on "What You Need to Know to Get into the Boardroom and Be Successful in the Boardroom" at a Women in the Boardroom webcast at noon ET on September 14. The webinar will address hot issues facing directors, how to effectively deal with directors and the skill sets boards need the most. For more information, click here.

Board of Directors Forum: Strategy & Risk: The board's role in striking a balance (Minneapolis): Please join us for a board of directors forum on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. in Minneapolis, MN. The breakfast and networking session will include a discussion of the Board's role in corporate strategy and risk oversight. Ample time will be allotted for Q&A and a facilitated peer discussion. Please contact Kelly Sutherland for more details and to RSVP.

PwC's Board Center App: PwC's Board Center App provides timely insights on corporate governance issues and trends to enable board members to more effectively meet the challenges of their critical role. Available for the iPad, the app provides access to our full library of publications and on-demand videos. Download the Board Center App.