Having more women and people from diverse ethnic and skill set backgrounds serving as board directors has real and measurable benefits for the health of your organisation.
Good governance lies at the heart of sustainable businesses. It is vital that directors, executive and non-executive alike, work to ensure their board delivers for all stakeholders, including shareholders, lenders, employees, suppliers and communities. Directors’ focus must be on the good of the company, not the interests of the appointing shareholder, allowing multiple stakeholders to be considered.
Responsible investors must focus on all aspects of governance in investment decision-making. Good governance means being aware of the genuine commercial as well as reputational benefits that properly diverse boards bring to a business or org
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