Organizational innovation and disruption-related initiatives will receive closer board scrutiny with respect to feasibility, mission relatedness and conflicts of interest. Board Governance Trends Spencer Stuart has long played an active role in corporate governance by exploring key concerns of boards and innovative solutions to the challenges they face. Directors will be expected to confront the tactical and strategic implications to their company of any potential political, social, economic or regulatory volatility. Looking beyond the immediate impact of COVID-19 to the emerging risk and governance trends, Emperor’s most recent panel discussion in the ‘Keeping communications out of lockdown’ series offered insight into boardroom perspectives and the topics dominating discussion. The emphasis of discussion during this recorded webinar is on the identification of good practices for leaders and directors in responding to and managing the risks of some emerging governance trends. Boards will encourage the recalibration of organizational compliance efforts to be more responsive to factors such as corporate growth, global footprint, evolving leadership duties and implementation of formal enterprise risk functions. Emerging Trends in ERM June 11, 2019 | Enterprise Risk Management Initiative Staff Bonnie Hancock, Executive Director of the ERM Initiative at NC State University interviews Steve Zawoyski, Partner and Head of the Enterprise Risk Management Capability Practice at PWC about trends he is seeing with clients’ ERM practices. Corporate failures usually rest on missteps and omissions by corporate leaders. The pace with which innovation and related initiatives are pursued will be more measured. The financial and reputational cost of organizational malfeasance will become more clear to leadership from new corporate fraud scandals, consumer safety and product design crises, legislative scrutiny, public focus on whistleblower protocols and increased regulatory enforcement activity. I speak and write on a range of emerging trends and issues in corporate governance to help leaders understand the implications and how they might be relevant to their own circumstances. HTNYS’ monthly Trends updates provide trustees with information about emerging developments in governance and healthcare.Published by HTNYS on the second Wednesday of each month, Trends’ timely statistics and insights help trustees fulfill their roles and responsibilities while adapting to the changing environment. For example, in the executive theme, this would include identification and selection of CEO successors. This year and beyond, GRC will be about fresh ideas and perspectives, innovating, as well as a high degree of leadership We advocate for custom fit solutions that are informed by, but not carbon copies of, best practices. A list that doesn’t mention shareholder activism, cybersecurity, climate risks, nor SEC regulation. Predicted trends in ethics, compliance, and corporate social responsibility for Fortune 500 companies, governments, groups, … Emphasis on Board Refreshment. Writing is a passion of mine and I do my best writing on the porch of my home in Michigan. Corporate Accountability Returns. The Governance Leadership Programme is an executive development programme and a non-residential programme for company secretaries, senior executive, and governance professionals. Board composition will be impacted by the use of more extensive refreshment practices intended to foster the achievement of turnover and diversity goals. Dr Jim Rooney is a Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance and Management Accounting at the University of Sydney Business School. Emerging powers such as Brazil and Germany increasingly articulate their desire for leadership in global governance. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. In an unprecedented trend, industry leading companies such as Sun Pharma, Yes Bank, IndiGo Airlines, Zee Entertainment, and Indiabulls Housing Finance have faced allegations of … Data: the fuel for the new economy In the May 6, 2017 edition of The Economist , a briefing appeared discussing the importance of data in today’s economy. Director codes of ethics will be refined and given higher organizational prominence. Seven Trends of Corporate Governance. Primary Objectives. Through our in-depth knowledge of proven practices, we empower our clients to identify and address their toughest challenges. 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