The International Corporate Governance Network celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Executive director Kerrie Waring looks back on changes in governance, what the priorities are now and what the future may hold.
“Stewardship codes have been criticised as a box-ticking exercise. You’ve got to start somewhere.” That’s the view of Kerrie Waring, executive director of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), reflecting on the role of investors and the advent of stewardship codes since the financial crisis of 2008.
So important are stewardship codes that the ICGN is in the process of consulting on its own global code. Waring makes the point that the crisis not only threw a spotlight on corporate responsibility but also asked big questions of i
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