SMART contribution to Corporate Roundtable Series
Reflecting on recent developments and reimagining corporate governance is at the forefront of the Corporate Roundtable Series, organised by Frank Bold. This series of roundtables at major business centres around the world, including London, New York, Zurich, Breukelen, Paris, and soon Oslo, will conclude in a high-level Conference in Brussels on September 28, where Beate Sjåfjell is an invited speaker.
Frank Bold is a purpose driven law firm using the power of business and non-profit approaches to solve social and environmental problems. It leads the Purpose of the Corporation Project, a strategic and open-source platform for leading thinkers and organisations interested in promoting the long-term health and sustainability of companies to share their knowledge and foster multi-stakeholder collaboration. For more information about the global roundtable series and to consult emerging conclusions of previous events, please consult their webpage.
In addition to Beate's involvement at the Summit, SMART and the Research group Companies, Markets and Sustainability, will collaborate with Frank Bold by hosting a roundtable on the purpose of the corporation and the future of corporate governance.The following questions will frame the discussion:
- How can sound corporate governance foster long-term focus and sustainable behavior?
- What incentives for short-termism exist in law and the Code of Practice for Corporate Governance?
- How can board-level responsibility be promoted within Norwegian state owned enterprises?
For more information and how to register your interest please visit the event page.