A whistleblower program is a tool for directors to access information that would otherwise not reach the boardroom. But for whistleblowing to work properly – so that both the whistleblower and the accused person are protected – the program must be handled with care. The board plays an important role in establishing broad guidelines and ensuring that a secure system protects data security and privacy.

In a new article, our Affiliate Partner DirectorPrep explores what whistleblowers are, why they matter, and what boards can do to build and maintain an effective whistleblower program at their organization.

Read the article: Why Whistleblowers Matter