FutureBoards Summit 2017 will be a masterclass /roundtable discussion in the memorable setting of Chitra House in Oslo. The event is organised by FutureBoards, in cooperation with EY. We are extraordinarily excited to welcome one of the most prominent global voices on corporate governance, Professor Mervyn King.
The European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa) together with the European Banking Federation (EBF) are organizing this joint event on the EBF premises in Brussels (Avenue des Arts 56) from 9.00 to 12.00 (followed by a cocktail). Our confirmed speakers include Margarita Delgado, Deputy General Director at the European Central Bank, and Bernd Rummel, European Banking Authority.
Fidelio’s “A Seat at the Table” Programme for Senior Female Executives and Directors has established itself as a foremost contributor to ensuring talented women succeed to the top table and at the top table. Building on the success and track record to date, Fidelio will hold the next “A Seat at the Table” Programme on…
Telia hosts a one-day course on how a company can identify its human-rights impact. Among the key topics will be the basics of human rights impact assessments (based on global frameworks, notably the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights); corporate examples of identifying and evaluating human rights impacts; and global trends, emerging and good practice of companies.
This is the first of three days looking at the work of audit committees, hosted by the Belgian governance institute Guberna. Co-hosted with the Institute of Corporate Auditors (l’Institut des Réviseurs d’Entreprises), the day will look at central issues of working of audit committees, as well as hints and tips to optimise a committee’s efficiency.
The International Corporate Governance Network hosts its annual meeting. On the agenda at the gathering will be “redefining capitalism” for a sustainable global economy; governance priorities and challenges in major markets; investor stewardship in the face of multiple corporate structures; responsible investment that makes ESG the “norm and not the exception”; and optimising board composition. The event takes place at the Shangri-La Hotel.
The Institute of Business Ethics hosts an open discussion on the role of corporate governance in changing culture. The event will include a speech from Financial Reporting Council chairman Sir Win Bischoff. The discussion will also include Alison Cottrell, chief executive at the Banking Standards Board, and Peter Ruddock, chief executive of Lockheed Martin UK.
The Financial Reporting Council hosts an event exploring the International Accounting Standard Board’s discussion paper, Disclosure Initiative – Principles of Disclosure, which looks at the elements of better communication through corporate reporting. The event will ask, among other questions, how accounting disclosure can be made more relevant and whether principles make communication more effective?
The ICSA Annual Conference is the premier event for company secretaries and governance leaders. With talks, breakout sessions and workshops, this two-day programme will stimulate fresh thinking and give you the essential tools and knowledge to navigate the changes affecting our industry.
The last conference of the 2017 ICGN events calendar will be held in the beautiful city of Paris. Hosted by Paris EUROPLACE, the organisation responsible for promoting the Paris financial marketplace, this event will focus on latest developments in Europe. Board Agenda is the official media partner for this event.