future, opportunity, risk management

3 July, 2020

Lessons from CEOs: leading through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond

The path to recovery from Covid-19 remains unclear. The general consensus is that we face a protracted period with many restrictions still in place, and that even after the initial recovery phase, bus...
CEO activism

22 June, 2020

CEO activism: should leaders speak up about social causes?

We live in a world where the ability to change minds, generate sales and start a movement can all hinge on a tweet or post by an “influencer” with a high number of followers. But now, those “inf...
CEO looking out of office window

20 February, 2020

CEOs say these 4 factors will shape business in 2020

Across the globe, business bosses are showing record levels of pessimism about economic growth, a new report has found. And there’s one thing behind this lack of confidence—uncertainty. PwC’s...
Google, tech acquisitions

25 January, 2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on AI and quantum computing

The combination of AI and quantum computing will help us tackle some of the biggest problems we see, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said at Davos 2020. "When I look at the future and say 'ho...

22 January, 2020

Why stakeholder capitalism is dominating the global business agenda

Like it or not the debate about “stakeholder capitalism” is coming to dominate discussion of big business around the world. Further evidence comes at this year’s
EU flag, EU sustainability, Sustainable Finance

18 April, 2019

Legal & Regulatory roundup

FRC stewardship code underlines 'outcomes' A
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

22 October, 2017

Female directors positively influence firms’ corporate social performance

According to the World Economic Forum, social issues such as income inequality, climate change and natural resource shortages are among the most pressing global challenges facing 21st-centu...
Theresa May Davos 2017

20 January, 2017

May: governance reform at heart of UK effort to remain ‘global’

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16 January, 2017

Davos: Debunking the myth of shareholder primacy

The annual Davos meeting kicks off with more than 2,500 members of the global elite discussing the world’s biggest challenges. This year’s theme is “...