People and organization are key considerations for boards in effective governance. Boards are responsible for selecting, evaluating, and appointing executive leadership, ensuring the organization has competent and capable individuals at the helm. They oversee talent management and succession planning, ensuring a pipeline of skilled professionals. Boards also establish and promote organizational culture, values, and ethics. They monitor employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion, fostering a positive and inclusive work environment. By focusing on people and organization, boards ultimately contributing to the success and sustainability of the organization.