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Heating up on Climate Change Disclosures

Climate change disclosures are inconsistent, incomparable and of poor quality. Is more regulation the answer for the Australian government?

AMP Capital lists sugar and obesity as a long-term ESG investment trend for 2017

AMP Capital predicts the ESG focus on sugar and obesity will increase a notch during 2017, potentially impacting earnings.

Trust in crisis

The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals the largest-ever drop in trust across the institutions of government, business, media and NGOs in the 17 years of the survey.

Directors and Climate Change – Time for Leadership

Ian Dunlop FAICD presents a call to action for Australian directors.

Climate Change & Directors’ Duties – Legal Opinion

A new legal opinion argues that directors should turn their minds to climate change risks as part of their duty of care.

How big data will affect boards

Megatrends broadly fall into two categories: those that unfold over several decades in relatively predictable fashion, such as the ageing population, and those that are so disruptive and far-reaching ...

Boards must heed global political shift

Recent Australian and overseas political events should compel boards to reassess their governance capacities in an increasingly regulated, volatile and uncertain market.

How the ‘Internet of Things’ could reshape industry

Megatrends broadly fall into two categories: those that unfold over several decades in relatively predictable fashion, such as the ageing population, and those that are so disruptive and far-reaching ...

How boards can meet the long-term challenge of disruptive technologies

High-performing boards understand the importance of governing strategy over different timeframes. The same is true of technology. Directors must assess how short, medium and long-term technology trend...

International initiatives will strengthen investor confidence

Two recent offshore governance initiatives have emphasised the value of voluntary stewardship principles and highlighted the importance of governance in strengthening investor confidence.
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