28 October, 2021
Regulator's annual review of corporate reporting says it will be “closely revising how companies report...
Figures from Link Group show dividend payouts by UK companies have rocketed—but one expert warns...
Tesco, John Lewis, Asos and the Co-op are among the firms calling for new UK...
The chief executive and the rest of the board need to create a vision for...
The pressure for digital transformation in the wake of Covid-19 is creating new cybersecurity challenges...
Behind every apparently calm surface lies a mass of board member interests, beliefs and emotions....
A recent report identifies the need for a new governance model that reflects the changing...
Many companies have acted in a compassionate manner since the pandemic began; others haven't. Corporate...
Accountants can encourage boards to foster a sustainable mindset by keeping long-term values and all...
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...
As UK government proposals increase responsibilities for directors, our latest podcast discusses the impact on...
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...
Research concludes that companies whose CEOs have a high degree of transferable skills do better...
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...
Many key features are emerging as organisations transform themselves and adapt to the new post-pandemic...
15 July, 2020
Survey reveals almost 60% of firms have revisited their strategy, and highlights a lack of board knowledge about key risks—including climate change.
13 July, 2020
US investors are using federal securities law to launch claims over sexual harassment policy compliance. Boards should take this seriously.
23 June, 2020
Shareholders have begun using laws governing corporate disclosures to hold companies to account over "material impact" of sexual harassment.
9 June, 2020
Covid-19 has made firms increasingly reliant upon their online networks and remote-working capabilities. But the threat from cyber-attacks has grown too.
26 May, 2020
Some governments, especially those led by women, have dealt with the pandemic better than others. So what can Covid-19 teach us about leadership?
21 May, 2020
Negative fallout from one organisation can seep into another via "chairman contagion", according to a report on reputational risk.
14 April, 2020
Stock price falls have put some companies in a vulnerable position, while boards distracted by Covid-19 may not be prepared for activist intervention.
3 April, 2020
Audit committee chairs have already drawn risk management lessons from the pandemic. But their attention is also fixed on the issues that will remain long after the crisis is resolved.
24 March, 2020
Board Agenda, in conjunction with the INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre and Mazars, would like to hear how directors across Europe are managing this crucial area of business.
COMMENT: Corporate governance,
17 March, 2020
A long-term perspective—and a grounding in ethics and values more generally—should guide both investor and board responses.
13 March, 2020
International Corporate Governance Network says investors should demonstrate support for companies and avoid demands for short-term gains.
6 March, 2020
It's the latest warning that investors want to see companies explain the impact climate change will have on their business operations and future prospects.
4 March, 2020
The Bank of England, the Treasury, regulators and professional bodies have been issuing assessments and advice regarding the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
18 February, 2020
UK watchdog says businesses with operations in affected areas should consider whether coronavirus should be included in their disclosures on material risk.
13 February, 2020
The prime minister reportedly wants the UK to "lead the way" on reporting climate risks, using guidelines from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
5 February, 2020
Most boards become paralysed when faced with a threat to organisational reputation. Chairs must plan carefully to put unwelcome issues on the agenda.
21 January, 2020
Many of the risks affecting companies today are systemic. Responses that focus solely on improving individual business performance are inadequate.
15 January, 2020
Larry Fink says BlackRock will be "increasingly disposed to vote against management and board directors" who do not show progress on sustainability.
23 December, 2019
This year saw the climate crisis accepted as a board-level issue, audit reviews, a UK election and a new focus on human rights and business purpose.
13 December, 2019
Companies are operating in a world of unprecedented risk. But do boards have the skills to manage these risks—and are they prepared for the future?