A commitment to bettering society
At IESE we’re firmly committed to creating a context in which presidents, CEOs, board members, investors and top executives reflect on how to improve the governance of their companies, ultimately contributing to having long-term positive impact on companies as well as society. We encourage corporate governing bodies to take their responsibilities beyond compliance with legal obligation and toward a guiding social purpose and commitment to bettering society.
To develop purpose-oriented CEOs, chairs and board members who set the direction of businesses for the long term and expand good government practice across all industries.
What We Do
- Generate relevant research on the role and dynamics of boards of directors, shareholders and regulators for better decision-making.
- Create the learning and networking context in which chairs of boards, CEOs, board members, investors and senior executives can reflect on and acquire new frameworks.
- Participate in international forums and task forces to share knowledge and disseminate good practices about corporate governance.
Grupo Santander Chair of Financial Institutions and Corporate Governance
Conducts research, publishes informative articles and produces teaching materials on corporate governance of financial institutions, including issues such as transparency in directors’ pay and value creation in mergers and acquisitions.
Our goal create the learning and networking context in which chairs of boards, CEOs, board members, investors and senior executives can reflect on and acquire new frameworks.
Networks and Collaboration
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI): IESE collaborates with this international scientific foundation for improving corporate governance knowledge, by encouraging interaction between different disciplines such as economics, law, finance and management.
IESE—ECGI Corporate Governance Conference
A conference organized by IESE’s Center for Corporate Governance and the European Corporate Governance Institute, the world’s most prestigious institution in corporate governance research. Each edition of the conference takes on one of the main trends in the field of corporate governance, to understand its influence on the way companies are managed and governed and its impact on society. The yearly conference gathers academics, presidents, CEOs and other top executives, investors, regulators and multilateral organizations.Learn more