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Red Eléctrica: Open and sustainable

Ethical Boardroom talks to Red Eléctrica on the company’s agile governance practices and its mission to ensure transparency for shareholders.

Upholding human rights through the lens of due diligence

Businesses are expected to make clear their responsibilities and proposed action for protecting individuals from abuse, writes Nicolas Tollet - Counsel at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP & Athena Arbes - Associate at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

The secret life of shell companies

Once seen as the preserve of exotic offshore jurisdictions, these money–laundering tools have been turning up a lot closer to home, explains Steve Goodrich & Ben Cowlick - Members of the Corruption Research Team at Transparency International UK

Gearing for GDPR

While the cat’s away

The tech impact: Empowering boards

In search of the holy grail of board work: a clarion call for smarter technology, explains Nancy Falls - CEO of The Concinnity Company

LATEST ISSUE

Spring 18 Digital Edition

GLOBAL NEWS

VIDEOS

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Red Eléctrica Corporación discuss their best-in-class governance practices

Red Eléctrica Corporación aspires to the highest standards of corporate governance as they believe that good governance supports long-term value creation. To this end, Red...
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Beyond the Paradise Papers: Can Global Tax Avoidance Be Stopped – WEF 18

It's estimated that multinational corporations and high-net-worth individuals have placed over $7.6 trillion in offshore companies. As the US cuts corporate tax rates and...
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Agile Governance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution – WEF 18

The rapid speed of technological change is dismantling traditional institutions and mechanisms for governance. What tools can help leaders accelerate their response time, while...
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Putting an End to Modern Slavery – WEF 18

Over 40 million people around the world are victims to modern slavery, which is becoming the fastest growing global crime. What will it take...
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Launch of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity – WEF 2018

Given the cyber landscape risks, the World Economic Forum has recognised the need for a global centre of excellence focused on cyber. As such...

COMMITTEES

Behavioural auditing

How organisations are assessing corporate culture and behaviour, writes Jan Otten - Founder of ACS & Partner at ACS Behavioural Auditing & Inge van der Meulen - Partner at ACS Behavioural Auditing

Virtual-only shareholder meetings: A practical guide

Before switching from in-person annual meetings, US companies must consider how they intend to communicate with shareholders, explains Steven M. Haas & Charles L. Brewer - Lawyers at Hunton & Williams LLP

Ethics

Sugarcoating extortion

Establishing policies to combat bribery and corruption is pointless unless you tackle the problem of corrupt local officials, writes Mike Kenealy who is the Chief Operations Officer at Insiders Corp. & Michele La Neve is a Managing Partner at Whitecotton Law International