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...
corporate reporting, ESG reporting

15 November, 2017

Too many ESG measures lead to reporting fatigue

Given the importance of sustainability to current business models, it is no surprise that those measures which rate company performance on enviro...
Higgins, The Bored, sustainability

10 November, 2017

The Bored: Higgins on (un)sustainability

There's always a buzzword, isn’t there? Only, this one is here to stay. ...
Robert Swannell, M&S

9 November, 2017

A leading role for the future: Robert Swannell, M&S

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Palais Brongniart

9 November, 2017

ICGN Paris conference will focus on developments in Europe

The last conference of the 2017 ICGN events calendar will be held in Paris on 6 and 7 December at the Palais...
Cape Town, South Africa, King IV, corporate governance

3 November, 2017

South Africa needs a stepped-up approach to governance

South Africa’s economy continues to struggle and faces significant headwinds in the immediate future. Against this backdrop, a stepped-up approach to good gover...
corporate governance

3 November, 2017

View from the chair: Ken Olisa on good governance

For years, Conrad Black's view that an interest in good corporate governan...
sustainability, sustainable business, responsible business

1 November, 2017

Sense in sustainability: the changing focus for boards

Sustainability has become more than a trendy buzzword in business in the past few years as an increasing number of companies are putting it at the centre of their strategies.
Sir Gerry Grimstone, governance reforms

3 October, 2017

Governance reform proposals ‘took the easy line’, says City grandee

The UK government's proposed corporate governance reforms for executive pay have been criticised as "incrementalism" by one of the country's most senior investors. Sir Gerry Grimstone, chairman of ...
Somerdale factory, Cadbury's, Kraft, takeovers

21 September, 2017

Takeover Panel moves to protect British-based R&D with tougher rules

Tougher rules for taking over British companies could be introduced, after the Takeover Panel set out a plan to increase disclosure of the purchaser’s intentions post-deal. Its consultation docum...