CEO looking over a cityscape at daybreak

13 May, 2021

Leaders confident of Covid comeback but doubt their abilities in digital

Optimism may be growing that there is a future for business beyond the pandemic, but confidence among C-suite members also appears to have wilted over the past year. Recent research appears to show th...
CEO in a board meeting

5 May, 2021

The post-Covid recovery demands ‘context-conscious’ leadership

Context is an often overlooked but crucial issue affecting leadership decision-making at all levels. And in a post-Covid world where the leadership focus is organisational reconstruction rather than r...
AGM season via remote technology

13 April, 2021

AGM season will see focus on reporting, remuneration and communication

This year’s AGM season is fixed firmly in the context of a world still reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic impact of successive lockdowns.
Construction workers on a building site

18 March, 2021

Covid-19 is forcing us to rethink responsible approaches to business

The race to find Covid-19 vaccines is still far from over, yet there is cautious optimism that we will gradually return to normality during 2021. It is however already evident that companies with robu...
Businessman looking at Covid-19 risk management dashboard

18 March, 2021

Risk management lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, organisations and risk management professionals have responded in a variety of ways to limit the impact to their operations. Whilst some have reacted quickly, demonst...
Kevin Clark, Aptiv CEO

16 March, 2021

Aptiv CEO Kevin Clark on the effective integration of corporate purpose

The pandemic was a huge test for Aptiv, a company named one of the world’s most ethical corporations...
Covid pandemic crushing business people

10 March, 2021

Ethics survey reveals global pandemic of misconduct

The strain of managing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has rebounded into company ethics, with employees across the world reporting a deterioration in the behaviour of colleagues around them. I...
Employee returning to the workplace holding a mask

8 March, 2021

How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected board strategy?

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns have brought about enormous changes to economies around the world, forcing boards of companies both big and small to review their strategy. Board Agenda...
Deana Mulligan

4 March, 2021

Former CEO of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America on closing the skills gap

After the tragedy, if there is one thing the pandemic has given us it is a vision of the future: increasing levels of digital—potentially remote—working and more automation. On the horizon is a wo...
Sign on closed shop

1 March, 2021

Furlough cash adds to ethical dilemmas around executive pay

Pay is in the news again. This time boards have been warned that pay should not be excessive, especially if their companies have received pandemic furlough money that has not been paid back. The ethic...