How Green Is Your Boardroom?


No, I don't mean green as in money. I mean green as in environment. At Kimberly-Clark, sustainability is not only discussed in the C-suite; it's also on the board of directors' agenda.

Governance at the Speed of Light

by Linda Crompton, President and CEO of BoardSource

I have written here before about the importance of technology to the governance field – how technology is changing the way we govern. Every day we see new implications for leadership. In particular, the dominant presence of technology in younger people’s lives means that as young people begin to serve on boards, organizations will have no choice but to adapt.

NextGen Board Leader Feedback Wanted!

Chance to win a $50 iTunes gift card

We are happy to help ASAE’s Young Professional Leadership Academy class to spread the word about its new project focusing on young professionals. Please read on.

Are you a young professional (age 25-35, someone with less than five years of nonprofit or association experience, or someone who is classified as a young professional)? Have you ever served on a board of directors for a nonprofit or an association? If so, we would like to hear from you.

Leaders in Social Change


by Jessica Griffin

I recently had the opportunity to present “Getting Started in Board Service” to a group of teenagers attending a youth philanthropy camp hosted by Grab the Torch* and held at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Vital Voices: Lessons Learned from Board Members of Color


While more than 86 percent of board members of color recently surveyed said they either almost always or often feel comfortable voicing their opinions at meetings, 13 percent said they have encountered some form of tokenism.

Introducing the BoardSource Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education

…to ensure that you are well prepared to lead.
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 4, 2010 - Helping lead a nonprofit organization in today’s challenging and changing environment is heady business. It requires you to be:

  • thoroughly educated in the critical concepts of nonprofit governance

  • up-to-date on the latest developments in compliance

  • committed to serving your organization and community in the best possible manner

If It Were Simple Everyone Could Do It


Insights on Nonprofit Board Service from Linda Crompton of BoardSource