diversity, board composition

11 June, 2019

Broadening board diversity is good corporate governance

Good governance lies at the heart of sustainable businesses. It is vital that directors, executive and non-executive alike, work to ensure their board delivers for all stakeholders, including sharehol...
South Africa, corporate governance

22 February, 2019

King IV code change favours quantity over quality

Disclosure is at the heart of corporate governance. To be effective, stakeholders must have access to the information needed to substantiate boardroom claims that the company adheres to governance sta...
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...
King IV, corporate governance, South Africa

14 September, 2017

King IV on corporate governance: a product of African soil

The King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2016 (King IV) was issued on 1 November 2016 and is the fourth reiteration of the volun...
Bell Pottinger, PR agency

5 September, 2017

PR agency expelled from professional body for ‘racially divisive’ work

Bell Pottinger, one of the world's most high-profile public relations companies, has been expelled from the industry's professional body after being accused of undertaking work in South Africa that wa...