Simon Lowe

A Changing Climate

‘A hard core of companies still provide minimal information, and it may take the introduction of regulatory oversight to change this. However, while tougher regulation may improve compliance, shareholder engagement is critical to effecting a long lasting strong governance culture,’

Anthony Hilton

Soft risks – hard consequences

‘The trouble with accounting, performance measurement and risk control ... is that they treat companies as if they are mechanical. They assume broadly that they are machines which, for a certain level of inputs, will deliver a predictable level of output. But the greater truth, particularly in the modern era where talent is the big differentiator, is that companies are collections of people, and they are as much biological as mechanical.’