Last week’s International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) conference provided food for thought across a range of subjects, from audit committees, non-financial reporting to the fundamental purpose of companies.
Below are more insights from the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) event in London, this time from the last day of conference. Corporate reporting Perhaps the most interesting development in corporate reporting has been the demand for reports explaining a company’s impact on the world around it through non-financial statements. Friday at ICGN saw an expert panel explore the topic but perhaps the most telling element in the session came from the audience, largely investors, which asked, how do you compare non-financial reports? The panel dealt with this in various ways but the audience returned to the subject displaying, perhaps, a broad belief that corporate and sustainability reporting might be all very well, but am