sustainability, businessman

18 September, 2019

Sustainability and the five archetypes of boardroom behaviour

There is growing evidence to suggest that sustainability is getting
directors' duties, ESG

11 September, 2019

UK directors’ duties ‘include ESG responsibilities’ says legal expert

Debate over the precise implications of UK law on directors’ duties was given fresh legs this week with publication of a legal memorandum warning that failure to consider environmental, social and g...
Greg Clark, business secretary, governance reform

20 March, 2018

UK directors and shareholders face tougher post-insolvency regulation

Punishing the bad behaviour of directors and recouping creditor funds during corporate insolvencies is the target for the UK government. A consultation by the Department for Business, Energy & ...
corporate culture, ethics

13 September, 2017

Corporate culture: five questions for the boardroom

One need only think of Uber, Wells Fargo, or Volkswagen to appreciate the importance of a strong ethical culture. Sadly, directors of these organisations discovered far too late that their corporate c...
Infosys

21 August, 2017

Infosys board cites ‘founder criticism’ as reason for CEO’s departure

The CEO of major IT services business Infosys has quit despite “strong support” from the board. Criticism from a co-founder about the company's corporate governance and financial performance was c...
purposeful business, business executives

22 June, 2017

Research captures shift in purpose for global business

Just 15% of global board directors say their company's purpose is to maximise shareholder value, according to a survey from EY. The research, which polled 1,400 business leaders from around the wor...