Sustainability guru David Nussbaum has been appointed to the board of energy giant Drax, a company that he says is already on the right path to embracing the new, more responsible business environment in which we live.
Integrated reporting is gaining in popularity, but it needs the right skills among non-executives if their credibility is to be enforced, writes Prof. Carol Adams, professor of accounting at Durham University.
The barriers preventing women entering boardrooms in greater numbers are various and complex, but new recruiting policies, female networks and mentoring schemes can all be used to help women climb higher.
It's time to recognise that sustainable development is a strategic issue that can secure the future of business, as well as securing a better future for people and planet, says Jonathan Labrey of the IIRC.
Reforms to corporate governance could require greater board evaluation, but this needn’t be a headache. Technology in the shape of an external evaluation tool can help give businesses an edge, especially in the collection and anonymisation of data.
New research from Board Agenda, conducted in association with Mazars and INSEAD, reveals that while some boards recognise the value of corporate culture, a significant number are still grappling to give it adequate time and attention.