ESG, integrated reporting, long-term thinking, long-term value

26 April, 2017

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

The shift to integrated reporting may not be easy, but Richard Howitt of the International Integrated Reporting Council argues that if we are to create long-term value, it is crucial to embed it as a key governance principle.

ESG, environment, long-term value, integrated thinking

31 March, 2017

Integrated thinking can create long-term value

The concept of value has changed over the past decade; now, there is growing realisation that a more holistic, inclusive approach to business is the way forward.

City of London

28 February, 2017

UK governance needs radical overhaul to make business ‘purposeful’

Think-tank issues 22 recommendations calling for change to governance, asset managers and accountancy.

Keith Skeoch

31 January, 2017

Britain needs a ‘reinvigorated’ equity culture

Standard Life chief executive argues for an equity culture that would see companies focus on sustainability and long-term value for creation.

Larry Fink, BlackRock

25 January, 2017

BlackRock warns of scrutiny for tax holiday cash

World's largest investor warns companies will be probed for repatriated cash use, and voices concern at continuing high levels of share buybacks.

12 December, 2016

Dutch revise governance with long-term value creation at its heart

Dutch revise governance to stress importance of long-term value creation, good corporate culture and internal audit.

Pay inequality

9 December, 2016

Remuneration guidance published

ICGN publishes new guidelines on executive and non-executive director remuneration, to help companies, shareholders and investors.

Stephen Haddrill, FRC

9 December, 2016

A question of cultural reform

Corporate governance in the UK is under scrutiny. Stephen Haddrill, chief executive of the UK’s governance regulator, discusses where he believes change should come.

City of London

7 December, 2016

Reasons to be cheerful: ICGN/IIRC conference

The ICGN/IIRC joint conference heard bad news about the global financial system, but also positive prospects for long-term value creation.