In the posts collected here we will discuss assessment-related issues concerning a) various types of C&E program roles and reporting relationships, including those involving the board of directors; senior management; C&E department management; other staff, such as members of the law, human resources, audit and finance functions; b) the use of C&E committees and liaisons; and c) program structure issues relating to affiliated entities, such as subsidiaries and joint ventures. Among other things, these posts will include discussion of assessing C&E officer independence.