Why due diligence and assurance of human rights performance are essential tools to protect people and companies – Part 2

In my previous blog, I discussed the international influence the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) has had, and continues to have, on ensuring companies respect human rights and the unparalleled support across nations. (more…)

Culture is King

When corporates fail, it’s not generally because they have no governance structure, procedures or internal controls. What’s often lacking is the right culture – a culture of challenge, accountability, independence and openness.

Culture is King. It always has been but the recent global downturn and the string of high profile corporate blunders mean that organisational culture has never needed to be in sharper focus. And it’s board culture that should set the tone from the top and drive the culture in the rest of the organisation. (more…)