24 October, 2021
Tesco, John Lewis, Asos and the Co-op are among the firms calling for new UK...
Matthew Moulding sacrifices his extra votes; generalist CEOs; corporate emissions; and diversity disclosures. Plus ICGN's...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says requiring firms to disclose transition plans would help the UK to...
The pressure for digital transformation in the wake of Covid-19 is creating new cybersecurity challenges...
Behind every apparently calm surface lies a mass of board member interests, beliefs and emotions....
South Africa has the highest wage inequality in the world, and there is growing interest...
A recent report identifies the need for a new governance model that reflects the changing...
Many companies have acted in a compassionate manner since the pandemic began; others haven't. Corporate...
Accountants can encourage boards to foster a sustainable mindset by keeping long-term values and all...
Our panel of experts share their thoughts on some of the current and future challenges...
A recent webinar hosted by Board Agenda and Diligent explored the ways boards are using...
As UK government proposals increase responsibilities for directors, our latest podcast discusses the impact on...
Almost one in five US CEOs in a Stanford University survey is considered a narcissist...
The recruitment of black directors and the discussion of diversity in company documents both increased...
Research concludes that companies whose CEOs have a high degree of transferable skills do better...
Boardroom technology will continue to evolve and drive capability in boards that require agility. But...
Equiniti has created a report that deepens understanding of the behaviour and motivations of retail...
Many key features are emerging as organisations transform themselves and adapt to the new post-pandemic...
COMMENT: Governance 18 October, 2021
A recent report identifies the need for a new governance model that reflects the changing responsibilities of boards and their leaders.
COMMENT: Stakeholders 2 October, 2021
Many companies have acted in a compassionate manner since the pandemic began; others haven't. Corporate purpose has made the difference.
COMMENT: Board expertise,
25 August, 2021
Accountants can encourage boards to foster a sustainable mindset by keeping long-term values and all stakeholders’ needs in mind.
19 August, 2021
There is much to do to shape a hybrid workplace environment that is fully inclusive for those working remotely.
12 August, 2021
US financial watchdogs are consulting on the introduction of ESG reporting for US companies. Nell Minow makes the case for better data.
COMMENT: Ethical business,
11 August, 2021
As new laws emerge around Europe, it’s time for the UK to hold business liable for human rights abuses in supply chains around the world.
9 August, 2021
Zoom and Microsoft Teams have been godsends for my organisation and are likely here to stay, including for board meetings.
25 June, 2021
FRC research into implementation of requirements on workforce engagement shows that progress has been patchy.
17 June, 2021
A tiny activist hedge fund's success in reshaping the board at ExxonMobil is the most important corporate governance development in decades.
8 June, 2021
Covid presents an opportunity to overhaul the AGM process to reflect the increasing focus of companies and stakeholders on ESG issues.
2 June, 2021
A new paper suggests that AIM rules should be revised to encourage activism and better protect the interests of minority shareholders.
27 May, 2021
Boards should be clear on how their organisation’s data and IT infrastructure is being protected against a ransomware attack.
17 May, 2021
Audit firms need to develop an organisational culture that empowers auditors to consistently and courageously do the right thing.
17 May, 2021
It's time for accountants to place less emphasis on "gut feeling" and let digital tools guide judgments in the fight against fraud.
12 May, 2021
Despite City enthusiasm for dual-class shares, corporate governance is largely unworkable without equal treatment for all shareholders.
7 April, 2021
Trusted corporate information is vital as firms and stakeholders assess the impact of both climate change and Covid-19 on business strategies.
1 April, 2021
Non-compliant conduct is already taking place somewhere inside your operations. And scandal is one of your greatest business risks.
9 March, 2021
Global business and investment leaders are calling for the integration of sustainability concerns in corporate governance frameworks.
4 March, 2021
Companies are seeing increasing demand for climate action from governments, investors and stakeholders. How can your board meet the challenge?
26 February, 2021
Should external board reviews serve to inform a continual process of improvement or provide an assessment of whether the board is effective?
19 February, 2021
Research shows that FTSE SMC/AIM firms lag behind the FTSE 350 on boardroom diversity. Yet biggest does not need to be best in this field.
16 February, 2021
ESG is not about compliance. It is about ensuring three core areas of corporate responsibility come together strategically.