AI, artificial intelligence

6 June, 2019

Ethics body issues warning to boards over AI accountability

Back in April a report from a think tank at New York University made headline news around the world.

20 December, 2018

Tax transparency: compliance burden or reputation booster?

The past few years have seen plenty of progress towards greater transparency over the tax positions of the world’s giant corporations. The public perception that global companies weren’t paying th...
OECD Principles, responsible business

12 September, 2018

Responsible business conduct: the OECD way

Businesses now have the latest tool to aid them in their efforts to trade responsibly. The
law

18 June, 2018

Lawful impediment: company law and insider control

It has become commonplace among corporate governance scholars and practitioners alike that company law and regulations are an important ingredient for a good corporate governance regime. [pull-righ...
Ethical, ethics, Scrabble

1 June, 2018

OECD publishes guidance on responsible business due diligence

Forty-eight countries have signed up to OECD guidance on due diligence for responsible business conduct. The
Mazars, investors, responsible investment, sustainability

18 May, 2018

Sustainable expectations: how the ESG investment agenda is shifting

It’s a perennial debate, but one that refuses to go away. Companies need to plan for the long term but are concerned that demands from investors create a short-term attitude that will drive focus aw...
programming, IT skills, code, digital skills, digital revolution

7 November, 2017

Skills crisis threatens UK’s place in the industrial world, say CBI panellists

A skills crisis in the UK is seeing it fall behind the rest of the world, and is exacerbated by artificial intelligence, automation and regional divides, according to a high-level panel at the CBI’s...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

9 October, 2017

‘Modest’ improvement in gender equality at board level, finds OECD

The lack of structural and institutional backing for women throughout their careers is identified as a serious obstacle to their reaching senior positions, according to a major report by the OECD. ...
OECD

13 January, 2017

OECD: governance a weapon in the battle against inequality

Companies must contribute to the societies that support them, according to the chief of staff at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

13 December, 2016

Tax complexity is biggest compliance burden

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