Navigating expectations on human rights

The United Nation’s reporting framework for business can help companies and investors improve ethical and financial performance, explains Hanna Roberts - CEO for GES International 

General Data Protection Regulation: Are you ready?

What is GDPR and what does the EU’s new data protection regulation mean for your company?, writes Christian Petersen - Chief Executive Officer, Admincontrol

Successful activism – what does it mean?

Understanding how activists gets paid will enhance corporates’ sensitivity to their shareholders and their ability to respond to a campaign, explains Can Sydorowitz CEO at Georgeson Corporate Advisory

PAN-PAN! An airline’s lesson in staying calm in crisis

Establishing mechanisms that allow you to consider every possible scenario will best prepare for the unexpected, explains Tom McLeod - Managing Consultant, McLeod Governance

Looking at culture through governance lenses

Do we agree that culture is important for ensuring effective decision-making in the boardroom?, writes Jo Iwasaki - Head of Corporate Governance at ACCA

Good governance: The foundation for playing a beautiful game

Especially in the sport sector, management practices ought to exemplify the highest levels of fairness, transparency and stakeholder engagement. In fact, the future trust in sport depends on it, explains writes Michael Pedersen - An internationally recognised expert in sport governance, transparency, ethics and integrity

Taking control of board culture and new realities

Directors spend around one full month a year on board-related matters. So how do you optimise board culture to make sure this time is used effectively?, writes Stuart R. Levine - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Stuart Levine & Associates LLC

The executive board’s role in cybersecurity

Cyber-responsible boards are pushing their organisations to new levels of innovation, explains John RiggiFormer FBI Executive and Head of BDO USA’s Cybersecurity Practice

Oversight of AML: Time to take notice

Boards need to demonstrate their awareness of and responsibility for detecting and preventing money laundering, writes Samantha Sheen - AML Director Europe, ACAMS

Why good companies end up on the wrong side of the...

Despite the significant growth of compliance programmes, the number of executives accused of wrongdoing appears to be increasing, explains Richard Fenning - Chief Executive Officer of Control Risks