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Corporate governance for a sustainable economy

Season 2, Ep. 6

In this episode, we speak with Accountancy Europe’s CEO, Olivier Boutellis-Taft, on the importance of corporate governance in paving the way for a sustainable economy. Olivier emphasises the urgency of the current environmental social and governance crises, which have become even more apparent since the Covid-19 pandemic began. He explains how sustainable corporate governance can be instrumental in keeping businesses and the economy functioning. Olivier makes reference to the European Commission’s Action Plan on Corporate Governance and notes the role that accountants can play at all levels in corporate governance.

Links to items referred to in this episode:

10 ideas to make corporate governance a driver of a sustainable economy

Consultation response: EC roadmap on sustainable corporate governance

Blogpost: What COVID-19 made clear: corporate governance needs to focus on the right risks

See all of Accountancy Europe's work on corporate governance

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