The highly respected King reports lead global thinking on corporate governance. The most recent report drops the “apply or explain” principle for “apply and explain”—a significant change born of an effort to transform African economies.
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.
Technological transformation is coming fast, with Blockchain, artificial intelligence and robotics all set to radically impact the way we do business. But are boards prepared to see this as the catalyst for radically changing strategy?
During the government's consultation period on corporate governance reform, a series of events in London enabled discussion of a governance model fit for the 21st century. Filip Gregor and Jeroen Veldman summarise the key conclusions.
Unilever this year defeated a takeover bid from American rival Kraft. But the episode has prompted questions over the Anglo-Dutch group’s ability to maintain its much-envied sustainable business model.