Aug 2018 – Company boards need to start measuring people power

Investors should no longer accept excuses by companies that they are unable to monitor and change culture...

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Jul 2018 – Annoying regulation or commercial reality?

The Financial Reporting Council published its revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code on 16 July 2018.  They made clear that UK companies must...

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Jun 2018 – Report: Culture, Behaviour and Stakeholder Engagement – Moving up the Investor Agenda

SIFA Strategy conducted research amongst institutional investors with high exposure to UK equities as well as global companies, with the aim of...

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Jun 2018 – Event & Follow Up: Culture, behaviour and stakeholder engagement

Investors are increasingly considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when making investment decisions and are exerting pressure...

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Mar 2018 – A Management Solution to the Changing Corporate Governance Landscape

Boards and senior management are facing a new governance pressure. Organisations must look at how they can better understand and respond to the needs...

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Feb 2018 – Response to FRC Consultation on Corporate Governance Reform

On 28 February 2018, the Financial Reporting Council (‘FRC’) consultation on the proposed revisions to the Corporate Governance code closed and the...

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Feb 2018 – Corporate Governance Reform and the Opportunity for Corporate Affairs

Download the White PaperWhile the proposed Corporate Governance reforms around executive pay, Board diversity and employee representation make the...

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Nov 2017 – SIFA Forum: Corporate Scandals and Public Hostility to Business

The SIFA Forum hosted a round table discussion on 9 November 2017, examining the threat to business from low levels of public trust and the...

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Sep 2017 – Stakeholder engagement – no longer optional

By June 2018, the Boards of UK companies will have no choice but to have adequate data to understand, manage and report on how a range of...

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Jul 2017 – Corporate governance reform – here to stay

SIFA Strategy commissioned research, just before this year’s General Election, into the preparedness and support of Corporate Britain for the...

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Apr 2017 – Green Paper encourages organisations to be more inclusive with all their stakeholders

The Government is exploring different frameworks to encourage business to improve stakeholder engagement and transparency. Organisations will be...

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Sep 2016 – Take identifiable action on corporate behaviour before regulation intervenes

Brexit aside, the news during the summer has been dominated by Sports Direct’s employment practices and corporate governance and the active demise of...

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Apr 2016 – Corporate reputation can be managed for value creation. Who is responsible?

The realisation that corporate reputation can be managed for value creation for all stakeholders has raised a structural question. Who is...

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Feb 2016 – Reputation is always evolving – it’s not a one-off

Our research in 2015 showed that FTSE 350 companies estimate that up to 41% of their valuation is influenced by reputation, yet only 16% of these...

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Jan 2016 – Management needs to change to view reputation on a similar basis as financial capital

A review of companies that faced reputational issues in 2015 highlights the ever-increasing risk to shareholder and commercial value. Management...

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