Trust in the boardroom: a move towards sustainable corporate governance

Trust in the boardroom: a move towards sustainable corporate governance

Ethical decisions should be the foundation for all organisations and yet we have seen some major failings across most sectors in recent years.
It is critical for Boards and senior leadership to sustainably secure their future – and to challenge themselves in that role. 

Stakeholders and Boards alike must equip themselves with the skills and knowledge to ensure that the organisation they work for, and are responsible for – operate effectively. 

Working with The Governance Forum, RSM have contributed to a four-pronged framework that focuses on the main principles of good governance. The following page and insights look to explore each core section.

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The Loop | Untangling the boardroom

Establishing effective corporate governance is critical for any organisation, with boardrooms increasingly in the spotlight. In this episode of The Loop we look at trust, or perhaps the lack of it, and the steps needed to earn it. 

For practical advice on what Boards can do to secure a sustainable, ethical future for their organisation tune in to this podcast. 

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Listen to Karl George MBE, Managing Director of the Governance Forum, outline why corporate governance is so critical.

Compliance

Compliance isn’t the only thing you need to think about when making your approach to corporate governance as effective as possible – but it is important.

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Compliance
Transparency

Transparency

Without transparency an organisation cannot have a sustainable approach to governing. Transparency in reporting and in third party relationships is key.

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Behaviour and skills

Championing tone at the top is the key to enacting change and so Boards should lead by example. Having the right diversity, including diversity of skills, is crucial.

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Behaviour and skills
Impact

Impact

Putting measures in place for effective governance is important – but measuring their impact is key. Listening to stakeholders and employees is critical to success. 

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