Dutch Parliament, The Hague, Netherlands

20 September, 2017

Dutch directors’ association calls for trust-based governance

The Dutch Association of Directors has written to the Dutch government urging for a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust rather than on mistrust, allowing companies to seize opp...
The Hague, Den Haag

18 September, 2017

Long-term value at heart of revised Dutch governance code 

The Netherlands has approved a revised corporate governance code that gives a central role to long-term value creation and the development of corporate culture to promote good corporate governance. ...
Grant Thornton report, corporate culture

18 September, 2017

Corporate culture a ‘standing item’ for boards across the globe.

Corporate culture is a "standing item" for half of businesses across the globe, as the issue becomes more entrenched on corporates’ agenda, according to a report by Grant Thornton. In its report,...

14 September, 2017

Ethics must be ‘front and centre’ as non-executives check financial reports

Non-executive directors must place ethics "front and centre" of their efforts to make sure financial reports present a true and fair view of a business, according to one of the UK’s most senior gove...
corporate culture, ethics

13 September, 2017

Corporate culture: five questions for the boardroom

One need only think of Uber, Wells Fargo, or Volkswagen to appreciate the importance of a strong ethical culture. Sadly, directors of these organisations discovered far too late that their corporate c...
Corporate culture, corporate values

12 September, 2017

Take part in the European corporate culture survey

There is still time to take part in Board Agenda's  Leadership in Corporate...
board meeting

8 September, 2017

Board chair practices across the world: an INSEAD study

How culture impacts the role of a board chair Difficult team members are ubiquitous in business. Generally HR steps in to coach individuals accused of using inappropriate langu...
Internet of Things, digital revolution, cloud computing, technology

1 September, 2017

Digital revolution: how business can address the impact

Predictions abound about what technology will do to our lives over the next few decades. From self-driving cars to artificial intelligence...
people together, corporate culture, trust, responsible business

29 August, 2017

Directors must do more to restore public trust

As directors we are the most important players in how business is conducted, and we are role models for the cultures that we support in our compa...
Mark Price

21 August, 2017

Engaging with happiness: Mark Price

It is an elegant yet provocative proposition: companies should prioritise the happiness of their employees. For many in business this will soun...