Policy Register Template Users’ Guide

Co-op boards that use Policy Governance® write policies as a way to codify their agreements for how they will work together, how they will delegate [...]

Video Field Guide: The Four Policies

Annual Monitoring Report Check Sheet

CBLD Policy Template for Startups

CBLD Policy Template

New Resource: Updated Policy Template—a Tool to Revise or Establish New Board Policies

Many food co-op boards have found the CBLD Policy Template to be an invaluable resource. Some use the whole template as a beginning place for [...]

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Great Idea: Startup Policy Templates Easily Set Up New Boards

For many years, startups looking for an organizational structure had to adapt governance policies from existing co-ops. It certainly helped, but wasn’t efficient to have [...]

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Maintaining the Governance Position in Grievance Procedures

How can the board express its values regarding staff treatment, and hold management accountable and be accountable to the member owners without getting directly involved [...]

Budgets: The Board’s Plan for Governance Investment

By Michael Healy 135 March - April - 2008 The board of directors fulfills an essential governing role in a cooperatively owned, democratically controlled business. [...]