The drive for sustainability has to some extent undermined the concept of shareholder value. Denis Kilroy argues that the key strategy companies should be pursuing is creating ongoing value and wealth.
Research from consultancy Alvarez & Marsal reveals that 54 UK companies are currently activist targets, and that more than two-thirds of activist action across Europe include demands for boardroom changes.
Technological transformation is coming fast, with Blockchain, artificial intelligence and robotics all set to radically impact the way we do business. But are boards prepared to see this as the catalyst for radically changing strategy?