A formal code of conduct for company directors would signal their willingness to apply high ethical standards in governance and leadership.
Institute of Directors says a voluntary code would “articulate standards for directors” without adding to the “burden” of regulation.
P&O Ferries CEO faces MPs; President Biden and NCSC warn over cyber attacks; and Institute of Directors launches diversity commission.
IoD disappointed over Wates Principles adoption; Allianz demands ESG KPIs are linked to executive pay; Denise Coates takes a pay cut.
Report for the Institute of Directors says boards need to integrate ESG into strategy and operations as a response to climate concerns.
“It is not for government to second guess what is appropriate for each business,” says the IoD, after the PM criticised remote working.
John Lewis, Innocent and the Institute of Directors are backing the Better Business Act campaign to make purpose central to section 172.
The report recommends pushing ahead with dual-class shares on the London Stock Exchange, with a consultation on the proposals to follow.
ESG is not about compliance. It is about ensuring three core areas of corporate responsibility come together strategically.
Survey reveals more than two-thirds of companies plan to implement AI technologies in the next 12 months.