21 May, 2018

When boards look to AI, what should they see?

Artificial intelligence (AI) warrants the close attention of the board because it presents opportunities when applied well and risks when applied badly. Organisations that successfully exploit AI can ...
corporate governance, ecoDa, Mazars

24 April, 2018

Corporate Governance from the Board’s Perspective

Mazars and ecoDa highlight key challenges facing European corporate governance systems A quarter of a century since the world’s first c...
ECI Global Benchmark on Workplace Ethics

28 March, 2018

2018 Global Benchmark on Workplace Ethics

Since 1994, the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) has conducted a longitudinal, cross-sectional study of workplace conduct, from the employee’s perspective. Now in its eleventh iteration, the...

22 March, 2018

Ethical Leadership Around the World – and Why it Matters

ECI has fostered ethics and compliance (E&C) professionals with insight and research on the most pressing issues to the E&C industry since 1922, and this new report importantly underscores the...

22 March, 2018

Guide to Corporate Governance Practices of the European Union by IFC/ecoDa

The IFC Corporate Governance Group (World Bank) in partnership with ecoDa have just published a Guide to Corporate Governance Practices of the European Union. This publication offers an overview of t...

13 March, 2017

Governing culture: practical considerations for the board and its committees

Corporate culture has been a hot topic for some time now, and boards are now asking themselves more than ever how they can ensure proper oversight. The board of directors is ultimately responsible for...

25 January, 2017

Corporate Culture and the Role of Boards

This report seeks to address how boards and executive management can steer corporate behaviour to create a culture that will deliver sustainable good performance. This report looks at the increasing ...
Nestor Advisors, Wells Fargo

23 January, 2017

Wells Fargo: what did the board have to do with it?

Yet another misconduct scandal has hit a major financial institution. This time the bank in question, Wells Fargo, was considered best in class having sailed through the financial crisis relatively un...

3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Integrated Business Reporting – 2015, 2nd ed.

The aim of the ICGN Integrated Business Reporting Guidance is to emphasise the importance of companies providing a holistic account of how they create and sustain value by bringing together informatio...

3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Political Lobbying and Donations – 2012

The ICGN Statement and Guidance on Political Lobbying and Donations addresses investor concerns about corporate involvement in the political process, as a matter of both business ethics and corporate ...