Best practice now at your fingertips

About the Four Pillars

The Four Pillars of Governance Best Practice is a member-only benefit and the Institute of Directors’ cornerstone publication. This comprehensive reference guide for directors equips you with high-level directorship principles, blended with advice on day-to-day governance best practice, global trends and the contemporary operating environment in New Zealand.

Going digital

The Four Pillars is available at your fingertips, with the digital edition accessible online plus a PDF version you can download to your device.

The digital edition of Four Pillars connects you with the latest governance and best practice thought leadership, with easy search and links to relevant resources such as practice guides, tools and templates.

What's new in 2017

This latest edition of the Four Pillars is the first major refresh since 2012. It builds on the knowledge bank of previous editions and includes new sections on purpose, sustainability, human rights in business, state sector governance, Māori-owned entities and director duties.