The fragmentation of global production has dramatically increased the length and complexity of supply chains. A serious problem with such long and complex supply chains is that this can lead to a lack of oversight and worker exploitation such as the use of child and forced labour
The importance of public engagement by business leaders, and the tensions involved in managing competing stakeholder interests, were among the themes that emerged in the second in a series of Directors’ Conversations being convened by UTS Business School doctoral candidate Rosemary Sainty.
The Women at the Summit lecture was introduced by Professor Thomas Clarke & Alice Klettner, lead researchers for the WGEA 2012 Australian Census of Women in Leadership. A panel of leading Australian businesswomen was questioned by journalist Deborah Cameron.
On Tuesday 27 November 2012 the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA), now renamed the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), in collaboration with ANZ and UTS Centre for Corporate Governance, launched the 2012 Australia Census of Women in Leadership at Doltone House in Sydney.
The UTS Centre for Corporate Governance, in collaboration with Catalyst Australia, is pleased to launch its report "The Governance of Sustainability" which examines how a sample of twelve, large Australian companies manage their corporate responsbilities.
We need a global institution to defend the planet because the planet cannot defend itself. We are the stewards and guardians of this precious and fragile earth on which we dwell. Let the institution-building begin: a global environmental body to look after the health of the earth.
The continuing travails of British Petroleum (BP) and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico highlight the onus upon owners of the beleaguered company to relay their concerns as part of their wider social responsibility or societal obligation.
Findings from the three-year boards project that looked at the changing role of Australian company boards have been published in a leading peer-reviewed Australian legal academic journal, the Australian Journal of Corporate Law.