David Nussbaum, Drax, sustainable business, corporate social responsibility

20 July, 2017

Drax builds sustainability credentials with Nussbaum appointment

In a sign that sustainability issues have moved to the centre of corporate thinking, David Nussbaum, a former chief executive of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has become a non-executive direct...
EU flag, EU sustainability, Sustainable Finance

14 July, 2017

Fiduciary duties must include ‘sustainability risk’, says EU group

The fiduciary duties of directors should include a responsibility to manage long-term sustainability risks, according to the
Tim-Haywood_Crop_Border

2 May, 2017

Integrated implementation: Tim Haywood

It’s blunt but it sends a message. When asked to reflect on his company’s experience of implementing integrated reporting, Interserve’s group finance director, Tim Haywood, insists the “report...
ESG, integrated reporting, long-term thinking, long-term value

26 April, 2017

Long-term thinking: a key principle of 21st-century governance

Over the past couple of years, a number of countries have established new codes or announced plans to review the status quo in corporate governance—something that is encouraged and welcomed by the I...
ESG, environment, long-term value, integrated thinking

31 March, 2017

Integrated thinking can create long-term value

Creating shareholder value has traditionally been the primary focus of corporations. However, since the 2008 global financial crisis, the concept of value has changed. There is growing acceptance that...
Reputation

27 March, 2017

Reputation for the long term requires a change of attitude

Only a decade or so ago Deutsche Bank was one of the darlings of the investment banking world, winning headlines like “Deutsche Uber Alles” as it went around the globe gobbling up rivals and eatin...
Richard Howitt

3 March, 2017

IIRC seeks global feedback on integrated reporting

The body that created integrated reporting, the system of financial reporting that prioritises long-term value creation, and which has gained popularity internationally, has made a worldwide call fo...
Sir Win Bischoff

8 December, 2016

Values and governance integral to business success, says FRC

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