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Board’s Transformational Strategy for Building a Sustainability Paradigm

Board’s Transformational Strategy for Building a Sustainability Paradigm

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2018) Board’s Transformational Strategy for Building a Sustainability Paradigm. In: 18th London Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability, 24 – 27 October, 2018, Hotel Montcalm, Marble Arch, London (UK).

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Abstract

There are a variety of questions that directors can and should ask about the contribution, relevance and state of contemporary corporate governance who should be involved in shared leadership and by what means, ethical perspectives and corporate culture, steps that boards can take to build trust with business, companies and capitalism, risk oversight and governance, the contribution of independent directors, ensuring and supporting independent judgement, sustainability, resilience and enabling technologies, whether a single or multiple approaches are desirable, and the way ahead. Diversity may be preferable to convergence,

Is it incumbent upon all those who feel that business and many companies need to become more responsible and sustainable, to speak up within whatever stakeholder groups they belong to and advocate change? As citizens and directors, should we look at outcomes being sought from regulations, laws and codes and consider what we can do to bring them about, either individually or collectively, through influencing and working with our peers?

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Governance, Corporate Governance, Leadership, Shared leadership, Ethics, Ethical perspectives, Corporate culture, Boards of directors, Trust, Trust in business, companies and capitalism, Risk oversight, Risk governance, Independent directors, Contribution of independent directors, Ensuring and supporting independent judgement, Independent judgement, Sustainability, Resilience, Natural capital, Environmental sustainability, Enabling technologies, Disruptive technologies, Single or multiple approaches to governance, Diversity of approaches, Convergence of approaches
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
Faculty of Business > Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group (LOB)
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group (LOB)
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Last Modified: 16 Aug 2018 16:13
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/21154

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