The Lasting Difference® - New Sustainable Governance Guide

The Lasting Difference® - New Sustainable Governance Guide

The Lasting Difference® is the go-to guide for sustaining non-profit organisations, used by over 7000 non-profit organisations worldwide. Trusted by charities, social enterprises, funders, commissioners and policy makers since 2016, it's now in its fifth edition and they have recently published a New Sustainable Governance Guide.

The Guide will assist boards to review their performance, skills and composition.  It’s a customisable self-assessment, drawing on recognised good practice from a range of sources including:

  • The Scottish Governance Code; The Code of Good Governance Health Check (NI) and the Charity Governance Code (England)
  • The SCVO Good Governance Check Up
  • Lasting Leadership® guide to sustainable leadership
  • The Lasting Difference Toolkit®

It can be edited to include any criteria that is important for your organisation, for example lived experience, subject-specific knowledge, or future strategic developments. See link below for more information and for a copy of the guide:

 https://www.thelastingdifference.com/sustainable-governance

The guide is:

  • freely downloadable, no log in or registration required
  • Focuses on skills, composition and behaviours
  • Allows comparison of individual and collective views
  • Enables text entry of comments, scores and reflections
  • Uses a Creative Commons licence to encourage sharing and adapting