En rappel | Dix événements qui ont radicalement changé la gouvernance au cours des 10 dernières années


Il y a dix ans, on parlait très peu de gouvernance dans la profession d’administrateur et dans la formation en administration. Voici dix événements qui ont radicalement changé la manière de concevoir et de vivre la gouvernance au cours des 10 dernières années. C’est un article très intéressant et je vous incite fortement à le lire pour être à la fine pointe des connaissances en gouvernance. Ci-dessous les dix facteurs de changement incontournables présentés dans l’article publié dans Corporate Secretary.

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1. Sarbanes-Oxley 

2. The fall of Lehman Brothers

3. Dodd-Frank

4. Social media governance

5. Say on pay

6. Protecting whistleblowers

7. Corporate social responsibility

8. The rise of the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practice  Act (FCPA)  

9. Women on boards

10. Shareholder spring’ activism and protests

Ten events that have changed corporate governance

ENRON, The Play
ENRON, The Play (Photo credit: Scott Beale)

Ten years ago, corporate governance was still in the concept stage. There wasn’t much information available to the public about the way corporations were governed, and there were few regulations, websites or groups dealing with the topic on a daily basis. Over the years, however, the notion of good corporate governance has taken an interesting turn. After a string of corporate failures that crippled the economy, it has become clear that governance matters. So as Corporate Secretary celebrates its tenth anniversary as a publication, we take a look at ten significant events that have changed the face of corporate governance.

Les raisons et la logique d’accroître le nombre de femmes sur les C.A.


Vous trouvez, ci-dessous, un excellent rapport publié par le CED (Committee for Economic Development) et partagé par Louise Champoux-Paillé avec les commentaires suivants :

« Plaidoyer auprès des dirigeants d’entreprises américaines pour qu’ils accélèrent le pas »

«Corporate leaders must actively commit to make advancement decisions that take advantage of the power of diverse views from leaders who don’t think, act or look like themselves. That will require diligently breaking old habits of selection that still favor those similar to existing leadership at the top. Nominating committees need to re-examine the narrow selection criteria that often exclude those who have not served in a CEO role. For example, it has been reported that of the 78 women currently serving as CFOs of Fortune 1000 companies, 53 are not currently serving on any outside board»

English: CED Logo
English: CED Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Je vous encourage à lire au moins le sommaire exécutif (pages 7 à 9)

Fulfilling the Promise: How More Women on Corporate Boards Would Make America and American Companies More Competitive