Unilever, owner of the ice cream brand, is in conflict with the governance legacy put in place by Ben & Jerry’s when it changed hands.
Tory leadership contest; Grant Thornton fined; Norwegian insider dealing; virtual AGMs; US environmental disclosures; diversity at Amazon.
Dutch stakeholder committees; Elon Musk’s next move on Twitter; C-suite partisanship in the US; ESG ‘no distraction’ from climate change.
Research finds lower levels of both systemic and idiosyncratic risk among politically connected businesses.
It is easy to see the tragic situation unfolding in Ukraine in terms of a failure of risk perception by both Russia and the West.
Cold logic is not a vote winner for politicians or board members. Sir Keir Starmer needs to focus on his feelings.
Disney CEO Bob Chapek’s criticism of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is a reminder that speaking out can have serious implications for boards.
McDonald’s, IKEA, Apple are some of the well-known corporations making a stand against Russia. And this is about more than just good PR.
Lawyers say extra layers in corporate structures, such as special purpose vehicles, are making due diligence on sanctions more difficult.
Companies urged to assess their links to Russia to avoid any breaches of the updated sanctions, should they be imposed.