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Research Seminar: School of Law and Justice - Can Corporate Governance-Compliance Promote CSR?: Fish rot From the Head!

Presented by Michael A Adams FAAL (UNE)

Date: 26 May 2021
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Venue: Q420 Wonderley & Hall USQ Moot Court (Toowoomba) or via Zoom
Contact: For more information, please contact the School of Law and Justice.
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The developments in corporate governance over the last 30 years have been significant. The requirement that companies should be good corporate citizens and expressed as corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become significant. The securities markets are beginning to focus on investors requiring ESG (environmental, social governance). This presentation explores these concepts and the research behind the evolution of CSR and the old saying “the fish rots from the head”. The UK has moved its “shareholder enlightened” concept in s 172 Companies Act 2006 (UK) to The Better Business Act 2021 (UK) with a newly drafted s 172 – should Australia be moving in this same direction?