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The culture/conduct dialogue increasingly converges with the discourse around Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) priorities. Particularly related to Governance.

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Norges CEO Issues Warning to Boards

by Starling Insights


Jan 18, 2023

As the World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos this week, Nicolai Tangen, CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management — known more colloquially as Norway’s “oil fund” — issued a clear directive to the boards of companies in which the fund invests: "We expect boards to sharpen up," Tangen wrote in a Financial Times article. "They must become increasingly effective in overseeing business strategy and management in a complex business environment".

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An Interview with Kathleen Taylor, Chair, Royal Bank of Canada

by Kathleen Taylor


May 15, 2022

It’s been a longstanding belief of mine that there’s an inextricable link between a company’s purpose, its strategy and its plans for how it’s going to execute on that strategy. And one of things that fuels all of that, of course, is its culture. All of these elements have to be connected in a way that allows the organization to figure out what value it wants to add to the world, how it wants to do that with individual customers, clients and business partners, ... (cont)