Corporate boards have a vital role to play in advancing societal progress amid global shifts and disruptions. Hence, the INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre is committed to promoting governance practices that contribute to sustainable development that benefits both business and society. Through our research, programmes, events and strategic partnerships, we create opportunities to engage board directors and their stakeholders with the aim to translate awareness to action.
By creating platforms for discussions and debates, developing new research and development programmes for directors, ICGC seeks to address organisational and boardroom challenges in the pursuit of leading sustainability agenda for long-term economic performance and positive societal impact.
Driving companies' adoption of the principles of Climate Governance Initiative of the World Economic Forum
- Develop a strategy and action plan for the transition to "net zero", including short-term deadlines;
- Adopt and put into practice the recommendations of the TCFD (Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosure);
- Incorporate in the remuneration of executives of criteria of assessment, specific and measurable, of the implementation of their climate strategy.
Read article by Professor Jose Luis Alvarez as he delves into the imperative to bring climate change to the composition and structure of boards of directors.
Engage with Us on Climate Governance
Directors' Climate Journey
Learn to move from awareness to action by creating greater board engagement.
Browse through the library of resources to better understand the impact of climate risks on business activity and to identify the most appropriate methodologies and approaches for your sector. The collection of topics covers reporting, carbon management, finance, energy, sustainable accounting, ESG, and governance.
Join Chapter Zero France as a Member
Be a member of Chapter Zero France to join a growing community of directors committed to the transition to net zero carbon.
Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 1-2pm CET
Jointly hosted by Chapter Zero Switzerland, Chapter Zero France, the INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre, and the International Board Foundation.
Changement climatique : conséquences sur la stratégie des entreprises - 5 February 2021 | 14:00-15:00 (CET)
Les nouvelles exigences des pourvoyeurs de capitaux - 11 February | 14:00-15:30 (CET)
Building a diverse board is a vital process to motivate new ideas, insights and perspectives. Through our research and collaboration with strategic partners, the ICGC has been an active supporter to advance the cause for gender and cultural diversity in the boardroom.
Championing Gender Diversity in UAE Boards
The INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre is proud to be one of the Founding Knowledge Partners for the UAE '20 for 2020' initiative aimed at driving gender balance at board level. Find out more >
Partnership and Collaboration
Partnership and collaboration with organisations that promote gender balance in the boardroom enabled us to share our knowledge in developing women for board positions.