A recent webinar hosted by Andrew Jack, the FT’s Global education editor, discussed boosting financial performance with the help of ESG-led business strategies. The FT’s Gillian Tett and Robert Armstrong also gave their takes on the level of impact ESG actually has.
Boards are now looking for independent directors with “customer perspectives” – either professionals who have experience of dealing directly with a company’s clients or those who have worked for their clients.
The FT has achieved more recognition for outstanding journalism over the past year as it picked up three Loeb Awards. Find out why FT journalists were commended for reporting on the Wirecard accounting fraud, as well as the US opioid crisis.
Sexual harassment at work has slipped in importance for company boards, says a new survey. In a poll of 62 US directors by Agenda, nearly a fifth (19.2 per cent) said sexual harassment “is not a board issue”. Three years ago the figure was 12.2 per cent.