The increasing complexity of the legal and regulatory landscape is challenging the board’s fiduciary duties of care and loyalty. Emerging trends ushering in a call for fairness and transparency should be of paramount importance to directors. Boardroom agendas cover a wide array of topics, touching on strategy, execution, market opportunities and emerging risks as well as issues pertaining to stakeholder capitalism and sustainability strategy. No matter the topic, there are important underpinnings to board oversight and governance.
In this issue of Board Perspectives, we provide actions boards can take to shore up their governance and oversight in light of emerging trends.