The Dutch Association of Directors has urged the Dutch government to consider a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust, to help enable “chance and change”.
Dutch Parliament buildings: Binnenhof Palace in The Hague, along the Hohvijfer canal, Netherlands. Image: By Jolanda Aalbers / Shutterstock
The Dutch Association of Directors has written to the Dutch government urging for a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust rather than on mistrust, allowing companies to seize opportunities.
In a letter to Gerrit Zalm, who is responsible for forming a new Dutch coalition government after elections earlier this year, the association (NCD) called for a “tomorrow where chance and change play a more important role than command and control”.
It said: “Today, extremes are the reason for further monitoring. Misunderstanding prevails, control predominates. Minimising risk is more important that seizing opportunities.
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