The Salzburg Global Corporate Governance Forum enables critical thinking on the changing roles and responsibilities of directors across jurisdictions and cultures. Launched in 2015, its annual meeting explores how corporations can pursue both profit and public good in a fast-moving global environment, taking account of growing risks, disruptions, regulation, public scrutiny and consumer pressure.

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Pamela S. Passman - How Can Boards Provide Oversight on Corporate Culture?

Founder and president of the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade ( reflects on defining, assessing, and improving corporate culture

Barak Orbach - Do Directors and Officers Have a Duty to Monitor Corporate Culture?

Professor of law reflects on organizational culture and important characteristics of business realities

Friend or Foe: How Should Directors Face Disruptive Risk?

Report from the Salzburg Global Corporate Governance Forum offers insights and guidance on how corporate directors can understand and respond to emerging risks

Robert H. Mundheim - What is the Significance of the Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation?

Counsel to Shearman & Sterling LLP reflects on the Business Roundtable's latest Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation

The Trust Crisis and Corporate Governance

Mathilde Mesnard, deputy director for financial and enterprise affairs at the OECD, reflects on the necessity of trust

Friend or Foe – How Should Directors Face Disruptive Risk?

Latest program of Salzburg Global Corporate Governance Forum to explore challenges and opportunities facing directors

Imanol Belausteguigoitia Rius - Why Should Organizations Prioritize Shareholder Welfare Over Profits?

Professor and researcher at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México reflects on the importance of doing the right thing

Michael Ling: How Can a Sustainability Committee Better Look at Potential Risks?

Deputy company secretary at CLP Holdings Limited reflects on sustainability committees for this month’s Salzburg Question for Corporate Governance

Stephanie Bertels: Why Is It Increasingly Important for Boards to Clearly Signal Their Position on ESG Issues?

Academic Stephanie Bertels explores the growing importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues for the corporate sector for this month’s Salzburg Question for Corporate Governance

5 Ways AI is Changing our World for the Better

Man has long feared the rise of the machine – his own creation becoming smarter and more intelligent than he. But while artificial intelligence and machine learning are rapidly changing our world and powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, humanity does not need to be afraid
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