But constraints such as shareholder guidelines can make board directors lower the pay offered to chief executives, research shows.
Its methodology came under fire, with some critics also pointing out it was wrong to focus on the business case for investing in women.
We must balance the need for disclosure of non-financial information so that it is sufficient, but still proportionate.
Although the pandemic devastated economies, companies got better at corporate reporting, researchers in New Zealand found.
Most recognise the importance of sustainability, but face challenges in translating ESG aims into strategy and operations, research finds.
Companies appear to be sticking with experienced leaders—to the detriment of progress—suggests FTSE 350 boardroom research.
Companies can ‘hit the target, but miss the point’, say academics researching a more ‘holistic’ measure of DEI.
Corporate governance in private companies in America turns out to be keeping pace with that in public corporations, research finds.
Researchers found that investment dropped by 2-3 percentage points as companies passed from 12 to 16 board members.
Insurers’ growing interest in corporate governance may drive companies to improve management of ESG risk, research finds.