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Governance

CEO in a board meeting

INSIGHT: CEOs

The post-Covid recovery demands ‘context-conscious’ leadership

A leader who is highly effective in one organisation may face quite different demands in another—especially in the post-Covid era.[...]
ESG strategy icons over green cityscape

INSIGHT: Sustainability

The ‘G’ in ESG: what needs to be reported on governance

Transparency and governance incentives, together with responsible investors, elevates sustainability among board priorities.[...]
AGM season via remote technology

INSIGHT: Investors

AGM season will see focus on reporting, remuneration and communication

While not exactly back to business as usual, companies are likely to feel investor pressure on a range of non-Covid topics in 2021.[...]

Strategy

Illustration of a computer processing chip

INSIGHT: Strategy

Why businesses should optimise supply chains for resilience, not just cost

As events repeatedly demonstrate, supply chain disruption is a given. Here's how improving resilience can benefit your wider strategy.[...]
Empty boardroom table and chairs

INSIGHT: Board leadership

Why boards should address value preservation at a strategic level

Stakeholder groups are increasingly demanding that boards focus on value preservation in their decision-making.[...]
AGM season via remote technology

INSIGHT: Investors

AGM season will see focus on reporting, remuneration and communication

While not exactly back to business as usual, companies are likely to feel investor pressure on a range of non-Covid topics in 2021.[...]

Risk

Illustration of a computer processing chip

INSIGHT: Strategy

Why businesses should optimise supply chains for resilience, not just cost

As events repeatedly demonstrate, supply chain disruption is a given. Here's how improving resilience can benefit your wider strategy.[...]
Businessman surrounded by news reporters

COMMENT: Risk

What scandal is waiting to be exposed at your company?

Non-compliant conduct is already taking place somewhere inside your operations. And scandal is one of your greatest business risks.[...]
Businessman looking at Covid-19 risk management dashboard

INSIGHT: Strategy

Risk management lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 has posed multiple challenges for risk management professionals. Agility, innovation and the ability to face uncertainty are key.[...]

Ethics

Businessman and his shadow with a growing nose

INSIGHT: Ethics

If you get on with your boss you’re more likely to lie for them

New research reveals that employees are more likely to engage in unethical behaviour for a boss with whom they have a good relationship.[...]
Global stewardship

INSIGHT: Corporate governance

The ICGN Global Stewardship Principles: 2020 revisions

The updated ICGN GSP reflect shifts in market practice and regulation, as well as evolving attitudes towards stewardship.[...]
Ladder leading to target

INSIGHT: Strategy

Four principles to keep your business’s social purpose goals on track

The pandemic has underlined the need for social purpose. Here's how to make it part of your short, medium and long-term strategy.[...]

Board Expertise

CEO looking over a cityscape at daybreak

NEWS: Leadership

Leaders confident of Covid comeback but doubt their abilities in digital

C-suite members feel "very positive" about their pandemic response, but are less sure when it comes to digital strategy, ESG and diversity.[...]
Digital code on skycrapers

NEWS: Webinar

Raise your digital game: strategy, governance and skills for transformation

An upcoming Board Agenda/Diligent webinar will look at the opportunities of digital transformation and the issues it raises.[...]
CEO in a board meeting

INSIGHT: CEOs

The post-Covid recovery demands ‘context-conscious’ leadership

A leader who is highly effective in one organisation may face quite different demands in another—especially in the post-Covid era.[...]
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