Should more attention be paid to corporate governance issues?
”Over the past few years, institutional investors have held boards increasingly accountable for company performance and have demanded greater transparency and engagement with directors. Investors’ interest in more disclosure and interaction arises from their desire for improved performance, both on the part of boards and in terms of overall corporate governance.
The real question investors are asking is: How can we be sure we have a high-performing board in place? Most of the governance reforms currently under discussion globally attempt to address that question.
As investors drive change in governance and raise the bar for board quality, the role and job description of public company board directors is evolving – in many cases, rapidly……..”