“It is not for government to second guess what is appropriate for each business,” says the IoD, after the PM criticised remote working.
Rubio has proposed new legislation allowing shareholders to bring legal action against directors over “political conflicts of interest”.
The link between business and politics in the US has reached a turning point and requires action from boards, says a leading investor adviser.
After the Capitol riot many US firms felt they could not stay silent. Brand activism is on the rise and boards should be aware of its power.
As Trump leaves the White House, tough questions remain about whether CEOs should take a stand on political issues.
The election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris puts the spotlight on US corporate governance and the way businesses are run.
Aviva Investors’ CIO reveals concerns about HSBC and Standard Chartered’s backing for the new law, which has been widely criticised.
Companies used to avoid political issues at any cost. But knowing when—and how—to speak out is becoming a core skill for business leaders.
Comment: Negotiations to leave the EU have proved enormously complex and have exposed major fault lines in British politics. But the process has also been instructive about the challenges and principles of leadership. Our commentators discuss the lessons they take from events so far.
As the 2020 US presidential elections approach, political donations are a hot topic for companies and their customers—and a potential source of reputational risk.