Stewardship could deliver what ESG cannot. Here’s how

September 13, 2021

Two weeks ago,  I argued that ESG is not an investment category. It is an adjective, not a noun.

It

Rebellion and the boardroom

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September 6, 2021

‘The first principle of 21st century economics is to protect the life-supporting systems of the living world. That’s why

ESG is not a noun: it is an adjective

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August 23, 2021

Imagine being told that the evidence is now overwhelming that eating more food contributes to longer life.

If you are …

Stewardship’s quiet hero

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August 16, 2021

Are there difficult environments where aggression and bullying are the only way to get results? This question was raised in

Better judgement

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August 9, 2021

I am a judge.

Not in a court of law, but in a rather special company award scheme. For the …

First steps towards a wealth creation manifesto

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July 26, 2021

Is the governance and proper conduct of our companies a priority for the UK government and Kwasi Kwarteng, the Business …

A national discomfort policy

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July 21, 2021

‘It was getting hotter’.

These are the opening words of ‘The Ministry for the Future’, a science fiction novel by …

The Better Business Act – a charter for pie splitters?

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July 12, 2021

Last week I was invited by the UK’s Institute of Directors (IoD) to hear a discussion about the proposal for …

Architects or plumbers – the big four’s ESG dilemma

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July 5, 2021

Last week I compared the Big Four Accounting firms with the Church and said that their plans to invest heavily …

ESG and the lucrative market for salvation

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June 28, 2021

For the medieval church the quest for salvation was a major concern.  Demonstrating your faith through good works was a …