FRC updates mission statement and website to improve transparency

By Kevin Reed

Financial Reporting Council sets out a clear message of promoting transparency and integrity among business, while updating its website to improve accessibility.

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King IV on corporate governance: a product of African soil

By Ansie Ramalho, corporate governance consultant

The highly respected King reports lead global thinking on corporate governance. The most recent report drops the “apply or explain” principle for “apply and explain”—a significant change born of an effort to transform African economies.

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Publishing pay ratios is ‘crude’, but are a ‘step in the right direction’

By Kevin Reed

Business groups are largely in favour of the government’s planned law to publish pay ratios, but the TUC describes the ‘tick-box’ approach as ‘feeble’.

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Why directors must engage more broadly with society to restore public trust

By Irena Prijovic

If business is to restore public confidence and trust, then responsibility must fall with directors to communicate with society beyond company reporting, argues Irena Prijović of ecoDa.

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Governance reform expands reporting obligation of large UK firms

By Kevin Reed

Large private businesses will be obliged to report on responsibility and their impact upon employees and the wider world, under the government’s follow-up on its green paper.

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Twelve questions to determine board effectiveness

By Noelle Ahlberg Kleiterp

With boards facing increased regulatory and diversity pressures, the basics matter more than ever—and yet the board’s own performance, effectiveness, processes and habits receive scant reflection.

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Infosys board cites ‘founder criticism’ as reason for CEO’s departure

By Kevin Reed

Infosys’ board seeks to vigorously defend its now-departed CEO Dr Vishal Sikka, who it alleges has quit following criticism from co-founder Narayana Murthy.

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Inclusive capitalism and total stakeholder value: the ideal marriage

By Paul Kearns

In response to Board Agenda’s interview with Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild on inclusive capitalism, Paul Kearns of the Maturity Institute continues the debate with the idea that “inclusive” really should mean inclusive.

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