Audit committee chairs have already drawn risk management lessons from the pandemic. But their attention is also fixed on the issues that will remain long after the crisis is resolved.
Board Agenda, in conjunction with the INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre and Mazars, would like to hear how directors across Europe are managing this crucial area of business.
The prime minister reportedly wants the UK to “lead the way” on reporting climate risks, using guidelines from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
Larry Fink says BlackRock will be “increasingly disposed to vote against management and board directors” who do not show progress on sustainability.
Companies are operating in a world of unprecedented risk. But do boards have the skills to manage these risks—and are they prepared for the future?
Just 6% of UK chief executives have a KPI related to the environment, with less than 1% having long-term incentives linked to this area.
Embedding climate-related data into business operations and strategy will enable companies to manage their climate risks and opportunities.
Revised code shifts the emphasis from stating policies to assessing outcomes, with ESG and climate named as key areas for companies to take into account.
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) has set a pathway for climate risk to become an integral part of corporate governance.
Businesses everywhere are developing sustainability policies. Implementation is never easy, but the right guidance can show the way.