Professor Alex Edmans

Should businesses serve wider society?

Professor Alex Edmans argues that creating social value is neither defensive nor simply ‘worthy’ – it’s good business.

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Professor Bob Garratt

What does a 21st Century Board look like?

At a recent All Party Parliamentary Corporate Governance Group (APPCGG) meeting, on this topic Professor Bob Garratt was one of the panellists. This is a transcript of his remarks which has been updated to incorporate his answers to questions during the discussion.

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David Lewis

Disciplined experimentation

David Lewis considers why businesses need both emotional and strategic resilience as they tackle the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis?

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Jennifer Warren

Best practices for online AGMs

Jennifer Warren looks at the introduction of virtual shareholder communication as physical gatherings of every kind are reconsidered as a result of the pandemic and offers five tips for best practice.

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Paul Lee

Governing through the lens of fairness

Paul Lee argues that businesses need to be governed using a lens of fairness in order to be fully effective in building long-term prosperity beyond the current dreadful, but temporary, circumstances.

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Diana Wu David

Five trends for boards to watch

As the world turns to the next decade, what rising conversations will matter to the board community? Diana Wu David considers a few wide-ranging trends and key questions to consider around the board table.

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Tracey Brady

Board diversity beyond the FTSE 350

Tracey Brady discusses the findings of a recent review carried out by the Company Matters team into board diversity in AIM and FTSE 100 small cap companies.

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Murray Steele

How can non-execs be more effective?

Good governance requires non-execs to challenge the thinking of the board, particularly executive directors, Murray Steele looks at how they can do this effectively.

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Robert King

Sustainability

Robert King considers a major global survey which finds that businesses are struggling to turn sustainability ambitions into action.

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