2 July, 2022
EY caught cheating; paying NEDs; Disney supports Chapek's stand on LGBQT rights; reporting on US...
The public perception of ethical standards in companies has improved little, a survey by the...
Pay and incentives are ‘just one part’ of creating the right culture to boost ESG...
The right policy and reporting channel for whistleblowing increases awareness and offers protection. But the...
It is estimated that high-level fraud costs the global economy over US$5trn every year. What...
How many board meetings result in real progress for your company? Make sure these discussion...
Now that governance has come of age, businesses should be able to innovate within the...
A formal code of conduct for company directors would signal their willingness to apply high...
It is easy to see the tragic situation unfolding in Ukraine in terms of a...
A recent webinar on board effectiveness discussed the mix of competence and courage required from...
Identifying and categorising crises, and developing a methodology to deal with them, can help boards...
While bemoaning the "glacial" pace of audit reform, he hails the pandemic's transformation of communication...
Performance-based and fairness-based arguments confirm that social identities "are a lens through which contributions will...
Report from Women on Boards and Protiviti reveals half of FTSE All Share companies outside...
Just 19% of chair, chief executive, chief financial officer or senior independent director roles went...
This guide aims to provide directors and their colleagues with advice on how to ensure...
This guidance note gives a brief overview of the role of corporate boards of directors...
At the end of 2021, Mazars surveyed over 1,000 executives around the world for its...
INSIGHT: Policies 23 June, 2022
The right policy and reporting channel for whistleblowing increases awareness and offers protection. But the board also has to listen.
NEWS: Selection 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.
25 May, 2022
Alan Jope tells Davos that consumer habits, costs and recruitment mean that Unilever has to put ESG 'at the heart of our business model'.
23 May, 2022
Gap between FTSE 350 CEOs and average workers has risen from 34:1 to 63:1, according to early figures collated by the High Pay Centre.
11 May, 2022
While the creation of ARGA is confirmed, details about other proposed changes are scant and uncertainty over timing remains.
3 May, 2022
Experts warn ESG risks "mission drift" amid geopolitical and economic challenges, such as the war in Ukraine and energy prices.
3 May, 2022
The latest review identifies the work of increasing and maintaining ethnic diversity on UK boards, with a focus on the talent pipeline.
INSIGHT: Corporate purpose,
29 April, 2022
The ongoing lively debate about corporate purpose has caused me to reflect further on the dialogue between Milton Friedman and Socrates...
26 April, 2022
Our latest podcast asks a panel of retail experts to explore board priorities for the sector after its rapid transformation in the pandemic.
INSIGHT: Board expertise,
25 April, 2022
In conflicts and crises, people look to both political and business leaders for reassurance, competence and calmness under pressure.
20 April, 2022
PwC research looking at FTSE 100 remuneration reports reveals most sectors are seeing pay levels return to pre-Covid levels.
7 April, 2022
Ignoring the demands of external stakeholders has the potential to significantly impact a company’s brand, public image—and therefore profit.
4 April, 2022
Study says 70% of board directors say they are “not at all” or only “moderately“ effective at integrating ESG concerns into company strategy.
INSIGHT: Corporate culture,
31 March, 2022
Many workers are struggling to find inspiration and purpose post-pandemic. Leaders must nurture workforce rituals that create meaning.
25 March, 2022
Larry Fink's annual letter warns of strategic challenges ahead, but says recent events will "accelerate the shift" to renewable energies.
17 March, 2022
Report hails “remarkable progress” on ethnic diversity of non-executives, but highlights concerns over executive roles and talent pipelines.
14 March, 2022
Three-quarters of the 550 responses to the SEC consultation are said to be in support of mandatory climate reporting.
14 March, 2022
Corporations and startups have complementary capabilities that can generate solutions with both an economic payoff and social impact.
NEWS: Crisis management,
11 March, 2022
The business world expects bosses to perform under pressure, not under fire. How are corporate leaders in Ukraine dealing with the crisis?
8 March, 2022
John Rich is co-ordinating MHP's distribution drivers throughout the country: "If we fail the biggest distribution of food in Ukraine fails.”
21 February, 2022
Study finds that sentiments expressed in press statements by a target firm can be a good indicator of how well a takeover bid will go.