Strong corporate governance: Canada’s global advantage

May 4, 2017
Calgary Petroleum Club

With cases of corruption, corporate fraud, and instability showing up in the media, corporate governance is now top of mind for many business owners.

Simply put, good corporate governance is a competitive advantage. So what are the best practices?

Join us to hear from Rahul Bhardwaj, President and CEO of the Institute of Corporate Directors, on best practices around corporate governance, and the work he and his organization are doing to grow leadership and governance within Canadian businesses. He will also cover the link between strong governance and Canada’s economic growth.

Canada’s advantage is that we have some of the best models of governance in the world. Today, more than ever, Canadian businesses and government must work together to highlight this strength to help expand our future as a trading nation.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn how strong corporate governance can help create growth and opportunities for your business.


Chamber member and ICD member ticket: $69.00
Chamber member and ICD member table: $550.00

Non-member ticket: $89.00
Non-member table: $700.00

About Rahul Bhardwaj

Mr. Bhardwaj began his career as a corporate lawyer at Meighen, Demers, Barristers & Solicitors, now part of Norton Rose Fulbright and subsequently served as a Vice-President for Toronto’s 2008 Olympic Bid and President & CEO of the Toronto Foundation. He currently serves as a Director of Metrolinx, Rideau Hall Foundation and Community Foundations of Canada (Past Chair).

He has also previously served as Chair of the 2012 Ontario Games, Co-Chair of TO2015 IGNITE (Toronto 2015 Pan Am/ Parapan Am Games), a Director of George Brown College (Vice Chair), and Chair of the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival, among others.

Mr. Bhardwaj holds a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Toronto, and a law degree from the University of Windsor. He has completed the Ivey Executive Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and the Directors Education Program, jointly developed by the ICD and the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management.