Survey finds that skills and experience among directors in the boardroom is the top area of concerns for investors.
Boardroom skills and experience will be the key issue for investors in 2018, according to new research.
Morrow Sodali, the corporate governance consultants, found that 59% of investors consider skills and experience in the boardroom their biggest ESG (environmental, social and governance) focus for this year.
Climate change is the second most important at 54%, while risk management and opportunities comes in third, at 41%.
Cynthia Alers, head of Morrow Sodali UK, told Board Agenda that the 59% represented “exponential growth”.
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