Key Issues for Directors Relating to COVID-19
As the world reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, directors on corporate boards play a
vital role in navigating the path forward. Key issues facing corporate directors include:
1. Maintaining close contact with the CEO and working with management to ensure the
safety and well-being of the company’s employees and other stakeholders as well as the
public at large.
2. Understanding the risks to the company and its stakeholders from the COVID-19
pandemic, and discussing, as a board, management’s strategies for minimizing and
mitigating these risks.