Board Benchmarking

Empowering Boards for Exceptional Governance

At the heart of strategic leadership lies effective board governance. Board benchmarking is a thorough assessment procedure that evaluates the efficiency of a board’s operations, procedures, composition, and general performance. It provides valuable insights into the board’s strengths and areas for improvement, enabling organizations to optimize their governance practices and enhance their overall effectiveness.

As a premier board consultant, our expertise extends to offering a specialized board search and benchmarking service. Our Board Benchmarking Service is designed to propel your organization towards excellence by meticulously assessing, enhancing, and benchmarking your board’s performance. Aspiring to be more than a mere evaluation, this service takes you on a transformative journey towards optimal governance standards.

Our Aim

At Cornerstone India, recognised as your reliable board consultant, our primary objective is to empower your board with the critical information essential for making informed decisions, fostering accountability, embracing responsibility, and ultimately contributing to the overarching success of your business.

Board Benchmarking Benefits

  • Strategic Alignment: Align your board with organizational goals and industry best practices.
  • Risk Mitigation: Identify and address governance gaps to mitigate potential risks.
  • Performance Enhancement: Enhance board performance and effectiveness for improved decision-making.
  • Stakeholder Confidence: Boost stakeholder confidence through transparent and robust governance.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Assessment: In-depth evaluation of your board’s structure, composition, processes, and performance.
  • Customized Benchmarking: Tailored benchmarking against industry peers and global governance standards.
  • Actionable Insights: Detailed insights and recommendations for performance improvement.
  • Strategic Roadmap: Development of a strategic roadmap for long-term governance excellence.

Our Process:

Why Choose Us:

  • Expertise: Our seasoned professionals bring a wealth of experience in governance and board advisory.
  • Customization: Tailored solutions to address the unique needs and challenges of your organization.
  • Confidentiality: Your information is handled with the utmost confidentiality and discretion.
  • Proven Track Record: Demonstrated success in elevating governance performance for diverse organizations.

Begin your transformation towards governance excellence with our Board Benchmarking Service

Our Esteemed Partnership:

Through this service, we are dedicated to enhancing the performance and efficacy of numerous boards globally. In collaboration with Board Benchmarking, founded by Nicholas Barnett in 2005, our goal is to elevate governance standards worldwide. Board Benchmarking has been instrumental in developing and offering cutting-edge governance surveys to clients globally. Our focus lies in supporting organizations and directors through the Board Effectiveness Survey, meticulously benchmarked following an independent validation process conducted by Deakin University. This process ensures the establishment of psychometrically sound dimensions of board functioning, providing a reliable framework for the consistent evaluation of board performance. Together, we aim to contribute significantly to the advancement of governance practices across diverse industries and geographies.

Empower Your Board for Success: Discover how board benchmarking can transform your board into a driving force for organizational excellence.


Why is board benchmarking important?
Board benchmarking ensures your governance practices align with industry standards, fostering organizational success.
How often should board benchmarking be conducted?
Global best practice involves a deeper dive externally facilitated review every two or three years and a lighter touch review each year in between.
Is the process disruptive to ongoing operations?
We prioritize efficiency and teamwork in our process design to reduce disturbances as much as possible. Our process is unobtrusive.
How are benchmarking peers selected?
Benchmarking peers are selected based on industry, size, and relevant governance criteria to ensure meaningful comparisons.
Is the information shared during the process kept confidential?
Yes, confidentiality is a top priority. Your information is treated with the highest discretion and care.

Enhance Your Governance Effectiveness: Elevate your organization's governance practices with our comprehensive board search and benchmarking services.

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