Board Leadership Center: Co-sponsored events

KPMG Board Leadership Center co-sponsored forums with NACD, WCD, Skytop Strategies, Quorum, and other leaders in corporate governance.

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Upcoming events

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD)

KPMG’s work with the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation reflects our commitment to board diversity, builds on our long-standing relationship with WCD, and provides a distinct platform for learning from the intellectual capital of accomplished women from around the world.

WCD Virtual Global Institute

June 8–11

The WomenCorporateDirectors Virtual Global Institute will tackle pressing issues such as the expansion of ESG initiatives, evolving board composition standards, navigating the pandemic and the global economy, the use of technology, and more.

For more information, visit www.womencorporatedirectors.org

Previous co-sponsored events

 

Ascend

2018 Ascend National Convention

During Ascend’s annual convention for Pan-Asian business leaders and professionals, KPMG leaders will present on key business topics and the Board Leadership Center will lead an invitation-only event for senior executives and board members.

 

Council of Institutional Investors (CII)

Fall 2018 Conference

The Board Leadership Center co-sponsored a panel discussion for CII members on Addressing Portfolio ESG Risk through Active Stewardship.

 

Hispanics in Technology

KPMG/HITEC Board Fit

Hispanics in Technology (HITEC) is accepting applications for Board Fit. The program, presented by KPMG, is designed for HITEC senior technology executives seeking to enhance their understanding of the boardroom with an interest in positioning themselves as candidates for a board seat. Applications are due by October 19, 2018.

To apply, visit hitecglobal.org

 

Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA)

Building a Diverse Board Webcast

A 1-hour webcast in partnership with LCDA focusing on Latinos in the boardroom on companies in Silicon Valley and across the country. KPMG Board Leadership Center Senior Advisor Annalisa Barrett  joined the discussion, which was moderated by KPMG’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Michele Meyer-Shipp.

Learn more about LCDA at latinocorporatedirectors.org.

 

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

From Battlefield to Boardroom

KPMG continued its long-standing support of Battlefield to Boardroom, a board development program hosted by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) to help prepare retired and soon-to-retire military general and flag officers (GFOs) to serve in the boardroom.

Master Class

Designed for experienced lead directors, board chairs, and committee chairs with 5 or more years of experience on a public company board, NACD’s Master Class includes peer-to-peer discussion, fireside chats with prominent CEOs, interactive simulations, and analysis of rapidly emerging disruptions affecting business strategy and long-term value creation.

Virtual NACD Summit 2020 | October 12 - November 12 

Audit Committee Forum at NACD Summit

Lead Director and Chair Leadership Symposium at NACD Summit

 

Out Leadership Quorum 

Rethinking Corporate Governance: Out Leadership's LGBT+ Board Diversity Guidelines

KPMG Board Leadership Center joined senior leaders from Quorum, and others for a conversation around strategies for promoting LGBT+ inclusion at the corporate board level. 

Out Leadership Quorum Summit

February 2-5, 2021

Focused on developing LGBTQ+ leaders to serve on corporate boards, this first of its kind talent program will explore topics including the role of the private equity and hedge fund industries in board diversity, how to become a board candidate for early stage and mid-cap companies, and the evolution of recent board diversity initiatives in state regulations, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations around the world.

For more information, visit Out Leadership website

 

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD)

KPMG’s work with the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation reflects our commitment to board diversity, builds on our long-standing relationship with WCD, and provides a distinct platform for learning from the intellectual capital of accomplished women from around the world.

WCD Americas Institute

Corporate directors and C-suite executives from the U.S., Canada, and Latin America discussed the latest trends impacting the boardroom today, with a focus on how culture, ESG, and technology are radically changing board agendas.

2020 Virtual Global Institute and Visionary Awards Celebration

Over the course of three days, industry experts, world-renowned leaders, corporate directors, and governance professionals covered a variety of topics under the theme “Leading Today and Transforming Tomorrow.” Open to WCD members and invited guests. 

Visit WCD website.

 

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