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Conscious Board Toolkit

This resource provides tools and tips to assist the board to address  challenging governance issues with awareness. These tools will assist your Board in crafting a conscious  leadership structure and approach that will effectively improve  performance.

  • Attributes of a Conscious Board Member
  • Board Induction Strategies
  • Board Succession Planning and Skills Analysis
  • Board Evaluation Processs
  • Advanced Board Governance Strategies
  • Board Policies
  • Board Charters
  • Board Subcommittee Charters

Board Subcommitees

The most common nonprofit Board committees are the Finance and Audit committee (sometimes called the Finance committee), the Board and CEO Appraisal committee (sometimes called the Governance committee, or the Succession Planning committee, or the Remuneration committee), and the Compliance committee (sometimes called the internal audit committee, or the audit and risk committee).

Occupational Health and Safety Policy

Occupational Health and Safety Policy: Sample - This policy recognizes and is committed under relevant legislation to provide and maintain a safe, healthy and comfortable work environment for an organizations’ staff, consumers and other visitors. It recognizes a well-managed health and safety program is an integral part of good Board and management practice.

Conscious Governance Toolkit

The Conscious Governance toolkit provides many examples of conscious governance policies and tools that will assist your nonprofit Board to function with conscious awareness.

These tools have been skilfully crafted and developed to deliver practical and sustainable high performance results for you and your organisation.

  • Board Charter
  • Standard of conduct for Directors
  • Conflict of Interest Checklist
  • Annual Report Checklist
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Directors
  • Strategic Board Checklist

Conflict of Interest: Tool for Chair

Conflicts of interest can be defined as any situation in which an individual director is in a position to exploit a professional or official capacity in some way for their personal benefit. The appearance of a conflict of interest is present if there is a potential for the personal interests of an individual to clash with fiduciary duties, such as  a situation that has the potential to undermine the impartiality of a person because of the possibility of a clash between the director's self interest and the board interest or the organization's interest.