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• Be the Apex association of Company Directors in India, reinforcing the business and industry commitment to Quality, Environment Management and Corporate Governance.
• Provide information, advisory and consultative services on corporate issues – mainly Director Training, Boardroom practices, Corporate Governance, CSR, Quality and Sustainable Development – to industry, business and Government.
• Promote international cooperation on all issues relating to good Boardroom practices, Corporate Governance, Quality, Environment, Sustainability and Director‘s Responsibilities.
• Meet training needs and management of placement panels for Independent Directors.
• To maintain and enhance professional skills and knowledge of Members in the field of Corporate Leadership and Governance on a continuing basis.
• To set, maintain and advise on regulatory compliances, to ensure professionalism among the directors.
• To update and keep Members informed on relevant current boardroom practices laws, rules and court rulings.
• To organize conferences, seminars and training programmes on corporate matters for networking of directors.
• To publish professional books, handbooks & other literature on subjects of interest or benefit to the Members.
• To provide Corporate facilities and services for Members, including advisory information, and library etc.
• To advance the professional interests of Members.

To establish and conduct an Institute to safeguard and promote the interest in Africa of Directors of companies, business executives and professional people by carrying on of activities which are intended to:
(i) Improve the professional competence of its members as company directors and business leaders in Africa;
(ii) Provide an active forum and effective voice for its members in public affairs;
(iii) Charter its members as Directors and formulate and monitor the ethics of Directors as professionals;
(iv) Enlighten and educate its members regarding their legal, moral and general rights and responsibilities in respect of their companies and organizations and in respect of the society as a whole;
(v) Advance the competence and knowledge of its members by arranging and sponsoring seminars, course of study, conferences and visits within and outside Africa;
vi) Encourage, promote and co-ordinate research into relevant subjects and to compile, publish or sponsor the publication of journals in Africa and to print and publish any newspapers, periodicals, bulletins books or leaflets that the institute may think fit for the promotion of its objects;
vii) Take a continuing and effective interest in legislation in order to ensure as far as possible that basic commercial freedoms and rights are preserved and that a climate conducive to strong economic growth is maintained in the country;
viii) Uphold, maintain and improve the economic climate for the promotion of the concepts of corporate entity/personality, free enterprise, the welfare of the state and stable government in respect thereof;
(ix) Maintain and strengthen the bonds of reciprocity existing between the Institute of Directors in Africa and in other parts of the world;
(x) Assemble, maintain and extend such collection of books and publications including microfilm, reading and copying as it considers appropriate to an educational research library of the highest standing for the use of such persons as it thinks fit and upon such terms and conditions as it considers necessary;
(xi) Provide facilities and services of all kinds, including rooms, libraries, travel arrangements, meeting places, recreational facilities and offices for the use of members of the Institute;
(xii) Create, administer and support bursaries, chairs, exhibitions, fellowship, lectures, prizes and scholarships for the advancement or encouragement of learning and study tenable at any school, technical institution, university or other places of learning and study;
(xiii) Undertake, administer and support or assist in undertaking, administering and supporting organizations, projects, research schemes and campaigns which may assist in the attainment or advancement of any of the objects of the Institute;
(xiv) Engage in consultancy and advisory services generally on a non-commercial basis;
(xv) To establish such number of Branches of the Africa Institute of Directors and in such locations as it deems fit to enable it carry out any of its objects mentioned above.

Africa Institute of Directors aims to achieve these objects through

• Promoting corporate governance practices and standards through continuing development of policy notes, position papers and guidelines
• Enabling and developing directors' skills through director development programmes, creating a platform of peer interaction and the exchange of learning and ideas through networking events as well as advisory services and the facilitation of board appraisals
• Safeguarding the integrity and status of directorship as a profession by being recognised as a professional body for directors
• Advocating and providing an effective voice for directors in public affairs through effective liaison with regulators and media.
• Providing ancillary benefits for members by maintaining a non-executive director register and negotiation of benefits from a variety of third parties.

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