Corporate Governance in the 21st Century: Responding to Systemic Crisis

12-13 July 2021

The Initiatives of Change Business & Economy Program will hold a dialogue on 12 and 13 July at 12:00-14:00 GMT (14:00 - 15:00 CEST)

The art of corporate governance is to steer a company through the storms and whirlwinds that threaten it, to ensure its sustainability and development. In an era of global responsibility is is also crucial to combine sustainability, equity and efficiency practices at the service of all stakeholders. Moreover large companies have a global footprint that makes them de facto partners in world governance.

What are the tasks and means of action of corporate governance in the 21st century? How are companies going to respond when confronted to systemic world crisis?

 

12 July 2021, 12:00-14:00 GMT (14:00 - 16:00 CEST)

In the first session there will be a panel discussion with several contributors among whom :

  • Mr Sunil Mathur, Managing Director & CEO of Siemens India
  • Pr Isabella Bunn, from Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, Robert L. Long Professor of Ethics at the Bisk College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, fellow of the Caux Round Table, member of the Steering Group, UN Global Compact framework on business and the rule of law.
  • Mrs Elise Groulx, Criminal Defence Lawyer, Legal Advisor on International Criminal Law and accredited mediator, Honorary President of the International Criminal Bar, a leading lawyer in the field of Business and Human Rights.

 

13 July 2021, 12:00-14:00 GMT (14:00 - 16:00 CEST)

In the second session, participants will elaborate on the theme, drawing on personal experience and silent reflection, with additional contributors to be announced.

 

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