Introducing the Chapter Zero Board Scorecard
The Board Scorecard is designed to help you explore how your board is responding to the challenge of climate change. It will identify gaps in board performance to help you make informed decisions on priorities for action and ask the right questions in the boardroom.
Answer 20 questions to evaluate your board across four different areas: leadership, ownership, strategy and measurement. You will receive a PDF of your Board Scorecard results (example, below), with scores for each section and an overall score out of 100.
Encouraging discussion in the boardroom
The Board Scorecard can help capture impressions from board members and others in the organisation, which you can use to enable an in-depth and productive discussion. The questions included can help identify gaps to be addressed, differences of view and barriers to be overcome.
I used the Chapter Zero Board Scorecard with my own board as a tool to trigger a conversation about where we are up to. That engagement has helped us get a clearer shared baseline of what our position is today against the various expectations, and enabled us to start considering where we aim to get to and how our plans match up.
Ruth Cairnie, Chair of Babcock and Supporting Chair of Chapter Zero
What do you think?
This Board Scorecard has been created for our members to help you progress your climate plans and board discussions. We are planning to develop this tool and would love to know if you have any feedback from using it. Please send your thoughts, comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Try it for yourselfTry the Chapter Zero Board Scorecard
Results of the 2023 impact survey with Chapter Zero members
In July 2023, we surveyed Chapter Zero members in association with our strategic insights partner, Kantar. Our annual impact study helps us understand the pace of change, the critical boardroom dilemmas, and the live needs of our community. Take a look at the results.
Embedding climate actions in day-to-day operations
With a long-standing interest in climate and technology, after a career as company advisor and auditor, William Touche, previous leader of Deloitte’s Boardroom Program and long-time supporter of Chapter Zero, shares his reflections on business operations through a climate lens.
No Net Zero without Nature
Preserving and restoring nature is a critical part of the climate solution. Brunswick asks two leaders of this effort to draw on their experience and highlight the role of business.