The UK regulator has added its voice to the growing chorus of organisations urging companies to improve their disclosure of climate-related risks.
A new stewardship code for investors seeks to answer criticism that it was too focused on policy with little attention to outcomes.
New corporate governance code tackles independence of chairs, remuneration committee responsibilities and corporate culture.
The proposed new corporate governance code is shorter and focuses on company culture, extending boardroom responsibility beyond shareholders and ensuring companies work for long-term sustainability.
Aligning wider workforce pay in relation to executive remuneration should be tasked to non-executives under a revised Corporate Governance Code, suggests the Financial Reporting Council.
Why is the practice of corporate governance so different from best practice standards? Effective corporate governance “in practice” is fluid, context-specific and depends on practitioners’ skills, initiative and adaptation.
Fundamental reviews, executive pay and large private companies make the governance headlines this week.
Financial Reporting Council will review UK Corporate Governance Code once outcome of government’s own reform consultation is complete.
Financial Reporting Council chairman says wealth creation favours the few while governance must create an environment in which all stakeholders can thrive.
Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council reveals how Brexit is moulding the narrative for governance in the UK.