corporate culture, business culture

6 November, 2017

European survey: boards struggle with culture

Almost two-thirds of European company directors work on boards that either fall short of giving corporate culture significant attention, or fail to include it in their formal risk-manage...
corporate culture, ethics

31 October, 2017

Twelve of the biggest mistakes boards make about culture 

1. Failing to realise the importance of culture This is one of the most frequent mistakes boards make. They often dismiss it as something vague and just tick a few boxes for the company repo...
stakeholders, stakeholder engagement

18 October, 2017

FTSE350 governance compliance rises, while stakeholder engagement low

Despite an increasing number of FTSE350 companies meeting all corporate governance requirements, the level of stakeholder engagement has fallen for the third year in a row. Grant Thornton’s
Culture

25 September, 2017

Corporate culture and how to rebuild public trust

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Dutch Parliament, The Hague, Netherlands

20 September, 2017

Dutch directors’ association calls for trust-based governance

The Dutch Association of Directors has written to the Dutch government urging for a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust rather than on mistrust, allowing companies to seize opp...
The Hague, Den Haag

18 September, 2017

Long-term value at heart of revised Dutch governance code 

The Netherlands has approved a revised corporate governance code that gives a central role to long-term value creation and the development of corporate culture to promote good corporate governance. ...
Grant Thornton report, corporate culture

18 September, 2017

Corporate culture a ‘standing item’ for boards across the globe.

Corporate culture is a "standing item" for half of businesses across the globe, as the issue becomes more entrenched on corporates’ agenda, according to a report by Grant Thornton. In its report,...
financial reporting, audit, accounts, accounting, stakeholder engagement

14 September, 2017

Ethics must be ‘front and centre’ as non-executives check financial reports

Non-executive directors must place ethics "front and centre" of their efforts to make sure financial reports present a true and fair view of a business, according to one of the UK’s most senior gove...
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...