Why diversity needs to be on your board’s risk register

The Newstalk, Sunday Times, Google and Uber controversies all show that companies can suffer huge reputational damage when issues of inclusion are not addressed

24th September, 2017
Why a lack of diversity can hurt a bottom line l Old boys’ networks often hold a company back l Boards from a homogenic background may miss problems

Business, by its very nature, is risky. Economic and political uncertainty or supply chain problems can scupper the best-laid plans. Planning for risk is an important part of managing a business effectively.

Boards, which set the strategic plan for a company, also have a responsibility to identify, track and measure potential risks and do what they can to lessen their impact on company performance.

Most companies based in Ireland have Brexit on their board risk...

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