Many of the risks affecting companies today are systemic. Responses that focus solely on improving individual business performance are inadequate.
Like the captain and crew of RMS Titanic, corporate boards have often been distanced from emerging realities by rank, training and environmental intelligence.
But there are early signals that the 2020s—the UN’s “Decade of Delivery”, the last before the Global Goals 2030 deadline—could see a profound shift in the demands made of boards.
The late 2010s were a boom time for the change-as-usual industry as the crisis of capitalism encouraged many companies to double down on existing strategies for managing negative ex
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