An expert panel discussed their view of global trends for the business world in Board Agenda’s The Macro Memo podcast.
But despite greater corporate attention being paid to ESG, directors’ engagement with it is losing momentum, global report finds.
Board duties should go ‘beyond their traditional role of representing shareholders’ interests’, writes a group of 15 academics.
Communication, innovation and engagement are needed for the move to net zero, an expert panel recently concluded.
‘Sustainability considerations are becoming increasingly important in M&As. Companies that fail to properly assess and manage their sustainability risks and opportunities can face significant financial and reputational consequences.’
Regulators have expressed concern about sustainability linked loans and ‘greenwashing’, a recent panel discussion revealed.
Researchers find ESG policies get conveniently forgotten when the stakes are high, citing the sale of Twitter as a case in point.
Responses to the FRC’s consultation on its proposals highlight practical concerns about implementation and compliance.
Corporates with an international presence need to understand the incoming disclosure demands from regulators, a webinar panel agreed.
Very few investors use their AGM votes on executive pay as a spur to improve the company’s ESG performance, research shows.