Digitalisation, diversity, risk and resilience are just some of the governance issues set to dominate the corporate landscape in 2021.
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Following the travails of 2020—the pandemic, the economic crisis and Brexit—many will be glad to put the past 12 months behind us. But what does 2021 hold for corporate governance?
Those looking ahead see a year still affected by the implications of Covid-19, boards reviewing their companies’ risk profile and resilience while the world waits to see what kind of agendas emerge from the US and European Union.
According to Roger Barker, director of policy and governance at the Institute of Directors, Covid "will cast a long shadow” over business thinking, especially governance. For the time being it remains difficult to predict the
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