To enhance the benefits of diversity for corporate social performance, efforts should be directed at holding boards more accountable to diverse stakeholders and improving the status of women, says Kris Byron
Responsibility for safeguarding corporate culture falls with board directors, but how can that be done effectively? A good start would be to ask yourselves the following questions at every board meeting.
With at least one in nine employees in the average UK workforce being a carer for a loved one, boards should value and support these employee carers—or risk losing them, which impacts upon business and society.
The complexities and changing business environment associated with the digital age do not alter the importance of ethical principles, according to a major study of accountants. But that doesn't mean it's going to be easy.
Reform of the financial system towards a sustainable economy has been detailed in an EU report, whose recommendations—which draw upon corporate governance reform—impact upon fiduciary duties in varying degrees.
Interview: Alice Steenland, AXA Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer,18 July, 2017