Following a raft of corporate scandals uncovered by whistleblowers, the business risks associated with an individual revealing wrongdoing should not be underestimated in the boardroom.
Small and mid-cap companies need a better regulatory framework, which recognises that their needs differ distinctly from SMEs, and which will enable them to compete and thrive on a fairer playing field.
Elon Musk is in further trouble with US regulators over a tweet. His behaviour raises big questions for chairs elsewhere forced to manage mercurial chief executives.
The market for impact investing is now worth around $1.3trn. It is an opportunity for boards to steer their companies towards work that returns social or environmental benefits.
Artificial intelligence is causing a revolution in business, but how should boards respond to the implications of technologies they don’t understand? The answer is to take an ethical approach and ensure human accountability.
Regardless of where a threat to cybersecurity comes from, board members need to be clear on how their organisation’s data and infrastructure mechanisms are being protected.
King IV’s “apply and explain” approach is resulting in the release of overwhelming amounts of information, which are obscuring—rather than highlighting—governance issues in South Africa.
Proxy voting and management engagement are the best hopes to boost the number of women on boards—before regulators step in.
Remuneration committees (remcos) tend to focus on executive pay, but a think tank has called for their remit to be widened to include culture and people.
As Democrat presidential hopefuls line up, corporate governance—including share buybacks—emerges as a campaign issue.