|By Business Wire||
|September 10, 2012 10:00 AM EDT|
Corpedia and Corporate Board Member, both NYSE Euronext companies, announce a partnership to provide corporate directors, chief compliance officers, general counsel, and executives with a robust, integrated suite of governance oversight solutions. The suite features director education resources and online training in key risk areas, comparative tools, and research and CLE programs to help these directors and officers achieve the highest standards of corporate conduct and compliance.
Corporate Board Member’s Board Education Program provides board leadership, corporate secretaries, and general counsel with critical updates and high-caliber thought leadership on key governance issues as well as peer-based events and networking opportunities. Those who participate in The Board Education Program will now have access to Corpedia’s leading GRC diagnostics and resources.
In addition, Corpedia’s Education & Benchmarking Suite offers members access to benchmarking tools and CLE programs, GRC resources, and board governance training. Through this elite partnership, the Education & Benchmarking Suite also includes all of the benefits of Corporate Board Member’s Board Education Program and more.
“In recent years, companies have experienced increased government oversight of board accountabilities for compliance and governance programs and, therefore, higher levels of responsibilities for boards’ oversight of compliance. The Education & Benchmarking Suite helps boards and their constituencies enhance their knowledge base and manage risk through comparative benchmarking reports, board member and GC educational events, and networking opportunities, as well as online access to training and events via iPads and board portals,” stated Tim Erblich, President of Corpedia.”Further, Corpedia and Corporate Board Member are committed to expanding offerings in key risk areas to help Boards stay abreast and informed of the latest developments.”
“Being an effective board starts with the foundation of being an informed director. Now more than ever, it’s imperative for companies to recognize the importance of director education,” said TK Kerstetter, President of Corporate Board Member. “The right kind of commitment starts at the top with the board and senior management. This partnership is designed to equip key decision makers with the tools necessary to improve governance, transparency, and effectiveness.”
For more information on these initiatives, visit: www.boardmember.com/education.aspx and http://welcome.corpedia.com/resource-center/governance-oversight/.
Corpedia Corporation, an NYSE Euronext Company, offers a wide variety of innovative and user-friendly compliance and ethics solutions. Developed by experts with years of experience and industry insight, Corpedia's diverse product lines identify and quantify key risks while also providing actionable tools for mitigating and preventing compliance breakdowns. Ranging from e-learning courses that reinforce key concepts through engaging interactions to advisory services that provide insight into compliance best practices, Corpedia’s solutions can be tailored to fit each organization. Pragmatic and robust, Corpedia’s solutions are informed by the knowledge gleaned from benchmarking over 2,400 companies and evaluating over 2,500 codes of conduct. Founded in 1998 and with more than 800 customers in more than 150 countries, including Wal-Mart, Time Warner, OfficeMax, Dun & Bradstreet and PepsiCo, Corpedia delivers the right compliance and ethics solutions to the right people at the right time—every time. Additional information can be found at www.corpedia.com.
About Corporate Board Member
Corporate Board Member, an NYSE Euronext company, is the leading information and education resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, large private companies, and Global 1000 firms. The quarterly publication, Corporate Board Member magazine, provides readers with decision-making tools to deal with the strategic and corporate governance challenges confronting their boards. Corporate Board Member further extends its governance leadership through an online resource center, conferences, roundtables, and timely research. The magazine maintains the most comprehensive, up-to-date database of directors and officers serving on boards of publicly traded companies listed with NYSE Euronext and The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc stock exchanges. www.boardmember.com