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Charity governance: despite some good practice, a way to go

In difficult economic times strong governance is more important than ever to enable charities to respond effectively and rapidly to emerging risks and deliver on their objectives.

Grant Thornton has reviewed the annual reports of the top 100 charities, assessing disclosures on areas including the board of trustees, risk management and impact reporting. The research highlights many examples of good governance practice – for example, the 31% of the top 100 board positions being held by women, an achievement most corporations would envy. Read the full article.