The future of AGMs, corporate purpose and stakeholder primacy were some of the topics covered at the inaugural event by the Centre for Corporate Governance.
While the Covid-19 pandemic may not have been caused by a corporate governance failing, it has certainly shone a light on areas that need reform.
This week the UK’s Institute of Directors launched a new Centre for Corporate Governance with a discussion event aimed at weeding out some of the big issues in the current age and illuminated by the pandemic.
Here’s a checklist: the annual general meeting is “not fit for purpose”; governance must adapt urgently to stakeholder capitalism; businesses need to define their corporate purpose; corporates must come to terms with the quid pro quo required of having received billions of pounds
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