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Generation Z In The Boardroom

Whether in gender, race, or age, diversity can allow companies to tap into a variety of perspectives, experiences, and expertise to solve problems and generate new ideas. But for the first time, we have workplaces today where four, even five generations work side by side. Conflict and unconscious bias can arise from generational differences in […]

Unlocking ESG For Boards: From Strategy To Disclosure Q&A

Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) are often used interchangeably in many boardroom conversations and although related means very different things in the context of what is often referred to as the triple bottom line: Profit, People and Planet. In our webinar ”ESG for Boards: From Strategy to Disclosure” co-hosted […]

The Status Of Ethnic Diversity On FTSE Boards

It is five years since the 2017 publication of the first report into Ethnic Diversity of UK boards by Sir John Parker and the Parker Review Steering Committee. Over the last five years, we have seen changes in diversity and inclusion within listed companies, and it is a huge success that the target of “One […]

Creating A Sustainability-Savvy Board

From both a risk and opportunity perspective, boards must ensure they fully engage with the impact of sustainability: Board members and senior leaders alike are challenged to take bolder and more transformative action.  A recent study revealed that nearly 75% of European board directors believe that ignoring sustainability will affect their organisations’ ability to create long-term value.  […]

Environmental, Social And Governance: The Changing Landscape

Sustainability is an issue that affects us all, with investors and consumers alike challenging the status quo. However, the issues surrounding ESG are multi-layered and complex, with no straight answers. It can be overwhelming and daunting. In this podcast, Dr Sabine Dembkowski discusses environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues with Anna-Marie Slot from global law […]

Climate Change – A Decade For Action

Climate change is inevitable and we are already seeing the impacts, from extreme weather events to longer term climatic shifts. These changes are seen through the severe wildfire season in Australia and North America in 2020, the rising sea levels in west Africa taking away people’s homes and livelihoods, drought in southern Africa wreaking havoc […]