Larry Fink, BlackRock

19 March, 2018

BlackRock reveals more details on its engagement priorities

BlackRock, the world's largest investor, has attempted to put flesh on the bones of its CEO's statement in January about the topics it expects to prioritise for engagement this year. In a
Jane Diplock, IIRC

16 March, 2018

Paradigm shift: Jane Diplock, IIRC

Tipping points are sometimes hard to see when they’re actually happening. Much easier to spot them in retrospect, when the faultlines between the past and present are more easily defined. When it...
Katharina Latif, Allianz

2 March, 2018

Core strengths: Katharina Latif, Allianz

A team of “crazy experts” preoccupied with what was once deemed an “ivory tower topic,” the climate and sustainability unit at German insurance giant All...
time, change, corporate governance

22 January, 2018

Twenty-five years of the UK Corporate Governance Code

On December 17, 2010, Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi, a street vendor, set fire to himself in protest at being harassed by the police in the provincial Tunisian city of Sidi Bouzid. In this act of de...
ethics, corporate ethics, business ethics, public opinion, public trust

20 December, 2017

Is British business behaving more ethically, or does it just look that way?

Every year, the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) asks the British public their opinion on business behaviour. This year, the survey shows that the
Ethical Leadership, chairman

14 December, 2017

Lead by example: the many benefits of ethical leadership

Corporate culture has become a subject of significant discourse lately, and it’s to no-one’s surprise given the seemingly perpetual headlines...
business ethics

12 December, 2017

Opinion of business ethics rallies, but stays lower than 2015 level

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Theresa May, prime minister

8 December, 2017

UK’s draft new governance code has a social mission

There were no big condemnations, no one cried foul; the release of the F...

5 December, 2017

UK’s new governance code targets corporate culture, wider society and pay

A proposed new UK corporate governance code will stress the need for boards to consider their “contribution to wider society” and place new responsibilities on directors to manage company culture....
David Nussbaum, Drax, sustainability

17 November, 2017

Well connected: David Nussbaum, Drax

It’s counterintuitive. David Nussbaum, a former chief executive of the World Wildlife Fund in the UK, has been appointed non-executive director...