Managing Carbon Governance

By Dr Rory Sullivan

Companies need to respond to climate change – both mitigation (emissions reductions) and adaptation – as a strategic business concern, not simply as an operational issue. From an investment perspective, the ultimate test of a company’s climate change strategy is the extent to which it protects the business over the short-, medium and More…

Social and new media: Improving ownership?

The ICGN Conference in Paris last week included a session on the very interesting topic of new and social media, exploring what are some of the ramifications in the context of corporate governance.

Taking corporate governance in its widest sense – i.e. the relationship within and between the company, its current and potential shareholders and stakeholders, there’s More…

Kay hopes for

Professor John Kay has formally launched his consultation exercise to examine  UK equity markets and long-term decision making.

In a launch event at the National Association of Pension Funds the review team published a detailed call for evidence paper identifying the key questions the review will explore.  The review will consider growing concerns that short-term incentives and More…

New guidance for issuers on risk

Understanding corporate risk has shot to the top of the agenda for ESG-focussed investors in recent months. Under the newly expanded Section C of The UK Corporate Governance Code, boards are explicitly tasked with being responsible for “determining the nature and extent of the significant risks [the board] is willing to take in achieving its strategic objectives”.

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Manifest-I reader offer – 20% off “Greenhouse Gas Management”

Manifest-I readers can claim an exclusive 20% discount on Dr Rory Sullivan’s latest report: ” Corporate Greenhouse Gas Management”.

This report offers practical recommendations to companies seeking to respond effectively to climate change-related business drivers while also offering them the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances. Corporate Greenhouse Gas Management shares the experiences and reflections of six More…