Brain showing AI in processes

15 January, 2021

Firms forge ahead with AI adoption despite a lack of skills on boards

More than two-thirds of boards intend to approve the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next year, although there appear to be significant hurdles to successful integration. The ...
Board meeting in a forest

11 December, 2020

It’s time for sustainability to be the big issue in the boardroom

The European Commission’s recent motion for a European Parliament resolution to set out concrete obligations on sustainable governance for companies, and a new framework for defining company directo...
Rio Tinto

11 September, 2020

Governance week: Rio Tinto, ESG, climate risk, Aussie audit

Fallout for Rio Tinto The equivalent of going nuclear in governance is clearing out a company’s leadership. This week investors managed to detonate a bomb under Rio Tinto when the chief ex...
financial disclosures during covid pandemic

28 August, 2020

Corporate disclosures and investor relations ‘impaired by Covid-19’

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has posed many challenges for companies, but among the top concerns for audit committees has been corporate disclosures and the relationship with shareholders. Af...
Head shape with AI digital circuits

5 August, 2020

AI survey: how is your business integrating artificial intelligence?

Board Agenda's Corporate Leadership in AI & Emerging Technology Survey has been launched in partne...
Covid-19 Risk Survey

15 July, 2020

Risk report reveals pandemic forced companies to review strategy

Almost 60% of companies are reviewing their business strategy as a result of the pandemic, while 43% of senior business leaders say Covid-19 is a fundamental threat to their organisations, according t...
Man with magnifying glass

2 June, 2020

Internal investigations are on the rise—but are they robust enough?

Companies today are under greater scrutiny than perhaps ever before. As a consequence there has been marked increase in the number of companies conducting their own internal investigations, caused by ...
risk, risk landscape

3 April, 2020

Covid-19 adds to an unprecedented landscape of risk

Any conversation of risk right now is understandably dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is unprecedented in nature as an existential threat to companies, perhaps only comparable in its scope to a ...
risk survey, risk management, climate

24 March, 2020

Leadership in risk: share your experiences

Covid-19 has forced national governments into radical action to protect their nations from the pandemic. Boards too are adjusting, transforming strategy and business models to manage their way through...

24 January, 2020

UK firms urged to improve carbon emissions reporting

UK companies need to improve their carbon emissions reporting, according to new research. The study uncovered big spikes in reported emissions, suggesting unexplained volatility. The examination of...