The Purposeful Company: a healthy prescription for UK plc? (LSE Events)

source: London School of Economics and Political Science   2017年1月26日
This extremely timely report, coming at a time when Parliament and the Government are actively considering radical changes to UK company law, makes some important suggestions for the future structure and regulation of the UK’s largest companies.
This presentation will be followed by a panel discussion to debate some of the Report’s recommendations, as well as other topical issues, including:
- The requirement for companies to have a publicly declared “purpose” which informs their behavior
- Increasing the voice of stakeholders in company decision-making
- Protecting boards from hostile takeovers
- Increased stewardship duties for shareholders
- Increasing diversity on boards
Ian Burger is Head of corporate governance at Newton Investment Management.
Clare Chapman is Non-executive Director and Member of the BIC Governing Board.
Will Hutton (@williamnhutton) is a political economist, writer and co-founder of the Big Innovation Centre.
David Kershaw is Professor of Law at LSE Law.
Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Simon Witney is an LSE Law PhD candidate.
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