Board Oversight of Sustainability

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There’s a lot of talk about sustainability in the business world these days but what does that mean and who makes decisions about sustainability? I have a new piece in the Corporate Governance Bulletin on just this issue.  We found that, “relatively few firms indicate that directors are asked to evaluate the risks and opportunities posed to the business by sustainability issues.”  That means either these issues are getting short shrift or they’re being addressed by management without board input. Read the article for more…