Creating Sustainable Companies Summit

The summit will examine best practice and policy for sustainable corporate governance, based on the emerging consensus that companies should focus on creating long-term value while contributing to societal and environmental sustainability. The event will bring together leading thinkers, businesses, policymakers and civil society to chart the way to the next generation of corporations.

Panel Topics:

  • Defining the purpose of the corporation
  • Reinforcing the role of the board
  • Clarifying fiduciary duties
  • Revising executive pay
  • Strengthening stakeholder voice
  • Improving corporate reporting
  • Incentivising long-term shareholding

Keynote speakers include:

  • Věra Jourová, Commissioner, Directorate General Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
  • Susanne Stormer, Vice President, Novo Nordisk, Leading economist
  • John Kay, FT columnist, author of Obliquity and visiting professor at the London School of Economics
  • Paul Dickinson, Chair, Carbon Disclosure Project

The event will also feature the launch of the report from a two-year global roundtable series on corporate governance held by the Purpose of the Corporation Project (an initiative by Frank Bold) in 6 cities worldwide.


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