|It seems everyone has experienced a code of conduct or business ethics training session that is unmemorable, generic and fails to resonate. The unintended consequence of such training is that it leaves employees jaded with management's intent, annoyed ...|
|Women hold 31.3% of ASX200 board positions, with only one ASX200 company not having a single woman on its board, according to the latest data from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).|
|Australia's business environment is "amongst the world's most resilient", particularly around supply chain resilience, but is exposed to a number of risks, including cyber risk, oil intensity and corporate governance, according to commercial insurer ...|
|The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has filed resolutions with two companies, kicking off its campaign for the major AGM season in Australia.|
|A group of Australian businesses, industry groups, universities and civil society organisations are urging the federal government to "remain focused" on creating a sustainable future while creating policies related to the post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery.|
|Melbourne Business School (MBS) has launched a new Centre for Sustainability and Business, with the intention of improving social and financial outcomes by helping leaders put environmental sustainability at the heart of their organisation.|
|There is a disconnect between IT and business leaders regarding the risk and opportunity of consumer data, according to new research from the Governance Institute of Australia and CSIRO.|
|ASX-listed mining, gas and oil companies are "falling behind key transparency measures" on disclosing payments to governments in countries in which they operate, according to new research from Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Australia.|
|Globally, the number of environmental and social metrics linked to short-term and long-term compensation plans has increased, with ASX-listed companies linking executive compensation to climate-related activities.|
|In order to increase gender diversity on ASX201-300 company boards, existing board members should look beyond traditional pools of candidates and focus on building the pipeline in executive and upper management, according to research from KPMG.|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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