The EU’s amended Shareholder Rights Directive came into force in June 2017, and will be rolled out across member states by 2019. It aims to tackle short-termism among investors. But what are the law’s key elements?
There are 17 UN sustainable development goals—too many for a business to implement all at once. Carol Adams writes that the best way forward is to select the ones which align best with your business strategy.
The drive to a carbon-free economy, use of robotics and introduction of artificial intelligence will mean profound changes for the global workforce. Investors must play their part in managing a “Just Transition” for employees.
Being a rural nation by no means equates to low progress. Sweden’s major industries are at the helm of sustainability. But its liberal and progressive outlook is being tested, with anti-immigration policies front and centre of election discussions.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are rising to the top of progressive board agendas. Why are these risks gaining attention? How can you enhance your board’s awareness and oversight to reduce risk and capitalise on new ESG opportunities?
The revamped governance code and guidance amount to a demand for cultural change in the boardroom. But how should boards change in order to better manage the risks associated with poor corporate culture?
Dual-class shares are causing friction between institutional shareholders and stock exchanges across the globe, and big tech firms are the driving force behind it. How will it all pan out? And how will it affect corporate governance?
Blockchain is a headline issue but how does it affect corporate governance? At a recent corporate governance discussion forum, academics, regulators and technology experts heard how blockchain can enhance governance and turn shareholder votes into cheap and secure decision-making.