The lustrum edition of the General Counsel NL Magazine 2022-2023 was published on 8 December. This time, Reputation and Communication takes centre stage. Today’s boardroom is not an ivory tower, but a glass house. Society has become an invisible director. This also means a new role for the GC who should no longer be directing from obligations. The modern GC has an important guiding function for directors and their supervisors, ensuring that social issues are on the agenda, avoiding looking mainly at the director and too little at the board.