Tag: corporate governance
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way in which the world does business and this means a change in the way that business is governed and functions. According to data from a Refinitiv report on Governance and Sustainability, sustainability has been at the forefront of businesses so far as an increase in corporate accountability to all stakeholders, greater corporate governance and gender equality in the workplace has proved king. But will this all change as COVID-19 disrupts business. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack this report is Elena Philipova, Global Head of ESG Proposition at Refinitiv.
On the Nairobi Securities Exchange, share prices of a number of firms have fallen mainly due to a mix of corporate governance weaknesses, a tough economy and over-indebtedness. Five of the stocks are trading below one shilling and 17 listed firms have fallen below Ksh5 per unit in a stock market bear run. Caleb Mugendi, Assistant Manager at Public Markets Cytonn Investments joins CNBC Africa for more.
Protecting minority shareholders against the misuse of corporate assets by the directors of a company for personal gain is just one of many ways sustainable organisations embrace sound corporate governance practices. Fabian Ajogwu, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Fellow of the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss the importance of corporate governance in building a sustainable businesses.
Jyoti Devi | Eastern Institute of Technology and Teerooven Soobaroyen | University of Essex Since the turn of the century, developing countries have been adopting corporate governance codes with the promise that they will enhance accountability...
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