gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

22 October, 2017

Female directors positively influence firms’ corporate social performance

According to the World Economic Forum, social issues such as income inequality, climate change and natural resource shortages are among the most pressing global challenges facing 21st-centu...
Carers, working carers, responsible employers, diversity & inclusion

11 September, 2017

Why every board should care about their working carers

Employers large and small need to take care. They are at risk of losing some of their most valued employees. They will not lose these employees to competitors or to self-employment, but to the empl...
Mark Price

21 August, 2017

Engaging with happiness: Mark Price

It is an elegant yet provocative proposition: companies should prioritise the happiness of their employees. For many in business this will soun...
sustainability, environment, ESG, ethics, inclusive capitalism

21 August, 2017

Inclusive capitalism and total stakeholder value: the ideal marriage

True, “God did not create the corporation,” according to Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, chairman of the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, in
Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, , Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, responsible business, integrated reporting, IIRC

14 August, 2017

Capitalising on the corporation: Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild

“God did not create the corporation,” says Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild. And in that rather emphatic statement you have the philosophy underpinning the many pr...
boardroom, conference, corporate governance

24 July, 2017

Governance: collective wisdom applied to complex uncertainty

When the Stronger Governance Better Boards theme of ICSA: The Governance Institute’s 2017 annual conference in London was chosen late last year, Article 50 had not yet been triggered, the p...
David Nussbaum, Drax, sustainable business, corporate social responsibility

20 July, 2017

Drax builds sustainability credentials with Nussbaum appointment

In a sign that sustainability issues have moved to the centre of corporate thinking, David Nussbaum, a former chief executive of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has become a non-executive direct...
Alice Steenland, AXA

18 July, 2017

A partner for society: Alice Steenland

Mention the phrase “corporate responsibility” and most people in the know will immediately think of AXA, the world’s largest insurance company. Alice Steenland, the company’s chief corporat...

25 October, 2015

Societal costs of CEO hubris

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