The need for boards to focus on the long-term value of their organisations is by now well known, but communicating this clearly to stakeholders is crucial if they are to regain public trust and remain sustainable.
Compliance with regulation and the law is an essential part of business, but a new report reveals that companies are aware of failings and that the appetite for abiding by the rules is surprisingly low.
Climate change has placed a premium on moving to sustainable business models and a low-carbon economy. The task will need “positivity of purpose“ and “informed assessment“ of climate risks, writes Tom Delay of the Carbon Trust.
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.