The Corporate Governance Day on Addressing Sustainable Corporate Governance Issues

14th of September 2022. 9:30 AM CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME (CET)


Approximate timings due to the online nature and the Q/A sessions at the event
Timing Morning Session: Topics/Speakers on Sustainable Corporate Governance
9:30 – 9:50 Registration
9:50 – 10:00 Welcome Remarks.

How can the board and management provide recommendations and corporate governance concerns to reflect and address the Sustainable Corporate Governance’s challenges?

Lady Olga Maitland, Chairman Copenhagen Compliance UK Ltd.
10:00 – 10:35 

Corporate and Boardroom dynamics: working together with stakeholders to get things done

  • The current global challenges for the Board and effective governance in a turbulent world
  • Measuring what matters measurement options to ensure expected performance CSR, ESG, SEE matters and outcomes
| Director, Advisor, Educator
10:40 – 11:00

How to create a roadmap and a framework to implement, execute and monitor the management and directors’ duties and sustainable corporate governance

  • What are the critical concerns, processes that document high-quality evidence on the corporate identifications and solutions
Yaryna Kobel, Associate Director – Corporate Governance/ ESG Research at HSBC Bank
11:00 – 11:30

How to identify the topical and timely Sustainable Corporate Governance challenges facing the business

  • How to avoid implementations and solutions without guidance and documentation provided by evidence
  • How to avoid the well-intentioned but ill-considered prescriptive corporate governance business-oriented reforms
  • How to address the pressing social challenges that affect the organisation
11:30 – 11:45 Tea Break. The following sessions are on long-term social value and shareholder value
11:45 – 12:15

How to ensure that companies create long-term social value.

  • Address the pressing need to serve wider society
  • How to engage in the challenges such as resource depletion, diversity, inclusion, and workers’ displacement through automation.
  • How to participate in the global concerns on climate change, biodiversity loss
12:15 – 12:55

Long-term sustainable shareholder engagement and stakeholder values based on the chronology of EU regulations

• Sustainability issues on say-on-pay, strategy and transparency of asset managers and institutional investors

Krzysztof Grabowski, PhD, Capital markets and global corporate governance expert
13:00 – 13:30

How to identify governance concerns on shareholder value at the expense of stakeholder value

  • How to increase shareholder value by the corporate definition of long-term sustainable Governance concepts
  • How to create shareholder value by investing in long-term sustainable governance
  • How to disseminate one-size-fits-all or suboptimal governance structures that reduce overall accountability
13:30 – 14:00

How to improve long-term stakeholder value, e.g. shareholder engagement, shareholder payouts, stock-based compensation, and stock liquidity

  • Identify and implement actions to increase accountability for shareholder value, such as shareholder engagement and stock-based pay.
  • How to address the short-term vs long-term objectives and shareholder value vs stakeholder value, short-termism with high payouts.
  • Sorting out long-term actions and short-term investments that benefit the company
14:00 – 14:30

How to improve global corporate governance standards and framework

  • How to identify and address the complex and prescriptive good governance (likely do good than harm) mandates and structures.
Eythor Jonsson, President at Akademias (Iceland)
14:35 – 14:55 Lunch Break.  The afternoon session is on the board of directors’ role, the chairman’s function, and the committees.

  • Improving Boards’ diversity as a common recognition is that a more diverse board brings a broader range of perspectives, insights, and views concerning the organisation’s issues.
15:00 – 15:30

How does the chairperson’s set the tone and develop the Board into a high performing, diverse Board

  • The governance structure Board, Committees and Management in a two-tier governance system
  • The four primary responsibilities of a Board:
    • gender inequality, supporting diversity, discrimination, ability to reconcile work and family life
Anne Broeng, Chairman, Board Member, Special Advisor and Investor
15:35 – 15:55

Board Governance and Emerging Risks. How Directors and Risk Managers can meet the challenge of emerging risks

  • What are the perspectives on the quality of the Risk conversation at the Board level and generate ideas for improving it?
16:00 – 16:20 Tea Break. The final sessions are on Corporate Digitisation issues and IT Governance
16:20 – 16:55
The EU Commission has adopted a directive on corporate sustainability due diligence.
  • How can the organisation foster sustainable and responsible corporate behaviour and anchor human rights in the corporate agenda
  • What are the environmental considerations and corporate governance the organisation must comply with?
  • How can the new directive ensure that businesses address the adverse impacts of their actions, and the initiative on directors’ duties

17:00 – 17:30

Data Transformation, Digitisation and Transparency – transforming the future of corporate IT Governance?

  • The impact on the broader corporate governance concerning capital markets Transparency ongoing improvements and digitalisation processes of the management as a competitive advantage
  • What are the emerging trends and innovations in digitalisation and topical issues for investors, Boards, and audit committees?

Closing Remarks and Final Q&A to all speakers

*Conference Program is subject to change. The conference language is English