Extinction Rebellion, climate change

23 December, 2019

2019: The year in governance

It’s that time we when we look back on 2019 and try to make sense of it all, impose some meaning and shape on the issues as they unfolded throughout the past 12 months. One thing we won’t do, h...
BlackRock

18 December, 2019

BlackRock challenged to provide details of stakeholder pledge

You can’t talk the talk without having to walk the walk. BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is being held to account for signing up to a major reset of corporate values. At the end o...

28 August, 2019

Debate over ‘shareholder’ or ‘stakeholder’ primacy goes global

It takes a Nobel prize-winning economist to make the obvious comment. Writing on the US Business Roundtable’s decision to switch from backing “shareholder” primacy to a “stakeholder” model a...
Jamie Dimon

20 August, 2019

US business leaders pledge to ‘redefine corporate purpose’

It’s been a long running debate in recent years but now a group of heavyweight business leaders in the US have chosen a side. Business Roundtable, a body whose members include Julie Sweet, chief exe...