The issue of cybersecurity has moved to the top of the boardroom agenda. But are boards doing the right things to stay one step ahead of criminals?
The founder of organic farm and veg box delivery firm Riverford, Guy Singh-Watson, explains what’s wrong with “testosterone-fuelled boards”, and why he believes in employee ownership and a purpose beyond profit.
Boards are bolstering their expertise as they look to tackle one of the biggest business threats facing financial services firms: the risk of cyber-attacks. But experts warn that resilience needs to be hard-wired into the business itself.
Is corporate governance being used to resolve the agency problem and shift companies to new organisational models? Recent reforms suggest this is happening, even if it is not intended—and the future looks teal.
Governance concerns for boards to focus on in 2019 include data breaches, inclusivity, new codes and managing engagement. Board Agenda hears from the experts and looks at the strategic questions boards should be asking.
The public are losing faith in politicians to solve their problems and are increasingly looking to employers and business leaders to take a stand on societal issues, according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer.
Pressure grows on social media companies, the economy slows in South Korea, France and Italy fall out, while Alphabet and Shell go fly a kite.
A number of recent reviews have concluded that greater scrutiny of the audit process is necessary, after a series of high-profile corporate failures. But what shape will any legislation take? And how will changes to the role of the audit committee affect the board as a whole?
Despite trade spats with the US, there is optimism in Canada about the country’s prospects. Cannabis is expected to provide an economic boost, while construction is set to expand massively under a government initiative.
Many campaigners advocate an “add women and stir” approach to fixing corporate governance. But this ignores the broader role of particular types of masculine business culture.