regulation, corporate governance

23 February, 2018

Which direction for corporate governance?

Over the past few decades, corporate governance has shifted from the wings to a prominent, centre-stage position, evolving against a backdrop of increasingly global business, a growing n...
Mazars, corporate governance code, fit for purpose

12 February, 2018

Evolving a corporate governance code that is fit for purpose

Corporate governance is rarely out of the business headlines. In spite of 25 years of an evolving corporate governance framework for UK-listed companies, in the wake of any high-profile ...
stock markets, stock exchange, short-term shareholders

25 September, 2017

Boards need ‘protection’ from short-term shareholders

Boards need to be "protected" from shareholders with a short-term investment horizon if they are to succeed in the pursuit of long-term value creation, according to the association representing direct...
whistleblowing

14 June, 2017

Whistleblowers should not be incentivised with payments, says ecoDa

Whistleblowers should not be incentivised with financial payments, according to the European Confederation of Direc...
environment, ESG, society

9 May, 2017

Directors’ body says CEOs should “speak up” on societal issues

Chief executives should speak up on societal issues where they coincide with corporate values, according to the head of Europe's body representing directors. Irene Prijovic, chair of ecoDa—the E...
European Banking Authority

3 April, 2017

Banking guidelines ‘insufficient’ on leadership and strategy role of boards

Proposed new guidelines from the European Banking Authority (EBA) are "incomplete" because they fail to tackle the role of boards in strategy and leadership, according to the European Confederation of...
people together, corporate culture, trust, responsible business

6 December, 2016

Build your company’s future on trust

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European flag

6 January, 2016

Fostering the principle