2 December, 2021
The UK financial regulator wants to see greater cohesion between succession planning, diversity commitment and...
Study shows that companies with verified ESG ratings attract "financially sophisticated" investors with "long-term orientation”.
While bemoaning the "glacial" pace of audit reform, he hails the pandemic's transformation of communication...
Past winners of The Sunday Times NED Awards reflect on the pandemic's impact on non-executive...
Singular pursuit of net-zero by 2050 could exacerbate inequality and derail our chances of a...
There is unstoppable momentum behind linking executive pay to ESG targets. That’s not all good...
Linking KPIs to sustainability targets results in complexity. A focus on corporate purpose is a...
An IPO sees a company open itself to the scrutiny of thousands of investors. A...
Incentive plans, share awards and bonus payments have become almost a guaranteed part of a...
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...
Boards have appointed a greater number of women, non-nationals and candidates with an advanced degree...
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...
This paper sets out the Financial Reporting Council's views of the key elements that make...
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...
COMMENT: Strategy 1 December, 2021
Linking KPIs to sustainability targets results in complexity. A focus on corporate purpose is a better way to tackle climate change.
COMMENT: Strategy 22 November, 2021
An IPO sees a company open itself to the scrutiny of thousands of investors. A strong governance structure is essential to minimise risks.
16 November, 2021
Incentive plans, share awards and bonus payments have become almost a guaranteed part of a chief executive’s pay package.
COMMENT: Board effectiveness,
1 November, 2021
The DNA of companies varies significantly. This would suggest that there are many criteria of good 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.
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.