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

12-13 July 2021

 

The Initiatives of Change Business & Economy Program held a dialogue on 12 and 13 July at 12:00-14:00 GMT (14:00 - 16:00 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)

 

Panel discussion with:

  • Mr Sunil Mathur, Managing Director & CEO of Siemens India, member of the Global Leadership Team of Siemens
  • Prof Isabella Bunn, from Regent’s Park College, Oxford, 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)

 

Networking and Creativity:

In this session, participants elaborated on the theme, drew on personal experience and silent reflection, meet in small discussion groups and finally came back together in a plenary session, with the panelists’ contributions and concluding remarks.

 

Read the full report here.

 

 

 

 


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