The willingness to adopt sustainable finance is here. Now it’s a question of just how far finance and business leaders are prepared to go.
New assurance guidance from Mazars and Shift puts human rights at the heart of corporate governance debate
New guidance helps internal auditors and external assurance practitioners assess companies’ human rights performance and reporting.
It’s time for business to take human rights seriously
Respecting human rights is set to become critical to a company’s success as pressure mounts on business to be more transparent.
Human rights in the modern business landscape
Globalisation has brought the issue of human rights around the world into sharp focus, and today's businesses need to play their part in driving up standards of welfare for all.
Politics on the economic agenda
The irony of timing will not be lost on the author of the article ‘Politics remains rooted at the top of the economic agenda’ (in Finance Director, 18 April), which opened with ‘Foreign Exchange markets often reflect political fears, so the fact that none of the major currencies has moved dramatically this year is testament to the lack of big surprises.’
Is technological revolution good for business?
The Fourth Revolution is expected to yield a host of technological innovations but is this progress a good thing for business, or does it just increase risk?
Does infrastructure hold secrets for the global economy?
Will investing in infrastructure further improve the global economy or is it just another pipedream?
Biggest global challenges for business
There are many challenges facing businesses around the world, but there are some that are more likely to affect companies than others.
Could Brexit actually be a good thing for data security?
Some onlookers are worried that Brexit may harm future plans for data security across Europe, but could those concerns be wide of the mark?