2 December, 2022
FRC awaits powers for audit reform; CEO transferable skills ‘myth’; Asos cuts CEO bonus; compliance...
Campaigners ask European Council to widen the ambit of EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence directive.
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ report cites a lack of skills, resources and time as...
The rapid collapse and bankruptcy of huge cryptocurrency exchange FTX carries a salutary lesson about...
Giving workers a greater say in the companies they work for can help to improve...
The way the labour market works—or fails to work—presents a dilemma for remuneration committees when...
There is an "urgent need" for reform to the audit lanscape as well as internal...
The world is addicted to cheap energy. We need to admit this and have the...
There's a storm brewing. We need to radically change the definition of governance if ESG...
The non-executive director’s role is to both challenge and listen to management, agreed the panel...
The UK's auto industry faces unprecedented challenges and may only have 10 years to adapt...
As business survival depends on adapting to the changing post-pandemic economic landscape, it's as well...
Wall Street trend is to tie reward to ESG performance, especially in terms of diversity,...
Report on this year’s boards shows that 22% of UK chief executives had never had...
It's five years since the TFCD released its recommendations on more effective climate-related financial disclosures....
The relationship between a company and its shareholders is critical, and this report examines the...
TSBR's annual global snapshot of ESG preparedness of the world’s largest 100 publicly listed companies....
NEWS: Risk analysis 30 November, 2022
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ report cites a lack of skills, resources and time as organisational barriers to effective analysis.
INSIGHT: Board expertise 28 November, 2022
Giving workers a greater say in the companies they work for can help to improve organisations, according to High Pay Centre research.
COMMENT: Climate change,
16 November, 2022
The world is addicted to cheap energy. We need to admit this and have the courage to put oil, gas, and coal into stewardship.
11 November, 2022
How restructuring is allowing one charity to focus on what it does best, and improve its corporate governance along the way.
NEWS: Investor relations,
3 November, 2022
Chief executive Larry Fink seeks ‘to translate individual investor views into voting instructions’ for the first time.
NEWS: ESG engagement,
28 October, 2022
This year's Sustainability Board Report also reveals that many more large companies now have an ESG committee.
INSIGHT: Governance and innovation,
27 October, 2022
As regulation increases, innovation suffers—but a diverse, savvy board can promote a corporate culture open to change.
NEWS: Succession planning,
20 October, 2022
When a good CEO announces their departure, revealing a succession plan eases the pain in more ways than one, finds research.
INSIGHT: Board expertise,
17 October, 2022
Why right now is the best time for boards to make contact with politicians who can impact—or potentially impact—your business's bottom line.
17 October, 2022
A successful M&A—like a good marriage—needs both parties to understand and embrace their differences. Here’s how.
3 October, 2022
The UK's auto industry faces unprecedented challenges and may only have 10 years to adapt or disappear, warn experts in our latest podcast.
INSIGHT: ESG-linked pay,
27 September, 2022
Over half of FTSE 100 executive bonus plans now contain an element addressing ESG. Here’s why it makes sense.
23 September, 2022
Survey finds most staff believe their company has changed little or not at all since setting out a purpose.
INSIGHT: Diversity and inclusion,
12 September, 2022
If diversity and inclusion (D&I) is not the first item on your post-holiday to-do list, then now is a good time to reflect and ask why.
INSIGHT: Digital strategy,
19 August, 2022
Nearly a third of organisational digital projects are abandoned. Here are four key steps you can take to ensure yours is not one of them.
INSIGHT: Short selling,
10 August, 2022
What would you do if your company was targeted by short-selling activist investors? Communication is vital to prevent reputational damage.
INSIGHT: Artificial intelligence,
4 August, 2022
An ISO standard issued this year gives guidance to boards on the governance implications of adopting the use of AI in organisations.
INSIGHT: Hybrid working,
1 August, 2022
The time has come to check whether the benefits of teamwork are still outweighing the costs.
INSIGHT: ESG-linked pay,
15 July, 2022
How do you align ESG and value? Linking incentives to ESG targets needs focus, empowerment and co-ordination, recent research finds.
23 June, 2022
The right policy and reporting channel for whistleblowing increases awareness and offers protection. But the board also has to listen.
21 June, 2022
Performance-based and fairness-based arguments confirm that social identities "are a lens through which contributions will be judged".
17 June, 2022
Researchers say firms may exaggerate their ESG performance over fears that investors will divest from their stock.