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Governance

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.[...]
Business people under a magnifying glass

COMMENT: Guidance

The purpose and practice of independent board evaluations

Should external board reviews serve to inform a continual process of improvement or provide an assessment of whether the board is effective?[...]
Cogs and wheels of compliance, rules, policies

INSIGHT: Remuneration

Bonuses and bias: the risks of variable pay for compliance professionals

When a compliance professional perceives their pay package may be reduced as a result of their actions, there is a risk of biased decisions.[...]

Strategy

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.[...]
Construction workers on a building site

INSIGHT: Strategy

Covid-19 is forcing us to rethink responsible approaches to business

How companies respond to a range of corporate responsibility issues will have repercussions for their productivity during the recovery.[...]
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.[...]

Risk

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.[...]
Cybersecurity shield protecting servers from cyber-attack

INSIGHT: Technology risk

Cyber-accountability for C-suite and boards

In an extract from his forthcoming book, Mathieu Gorge explains why CEOs and board members are good targets for hackers and social engineers.[...]

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

Lord Norman Blackwell

NEWS: Board expertise

NED Awards 2021 winners praised for ‘commitment, care and competence’

Lord Norman Blackwell scoops the FTSE 100 non-executive of the year award in a year that presented "immense challenges" for boards.[...]
Group of colleagues in the sun

INSIGHT: Board relationships

The group dynamics that define well-functioning boards

There is an intangible aspect to successful boards that cannot be captured by curating the right CVs.[...]
Board meeting in a forest

COMMENT: Strategy

Three ways for the board to enhance its climate competency

Companies are seeing increasing demand for climate action from governments, investors and stakeholders. How can your board meet the challenge?[...]
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