Center for Corporate Governance (CCG).

President: Jordi Canals

2024 IESE - ECGI CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE

The 2024 IESE - ECGI Corporate Governance Conference, Towards a New Model of Boards of Directors, took place on April 15, 2024 at IESE's Madrid campus. Know more about the event here.

BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Boards of directors should seek to understand and govern artificial intelligence since it has the potential to change many companies' competitive positioning while providing opportunities to accelerate productivity and efficiency. Some reflections on this topic can be found in the November newsletter of the Center.

Read here.

EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION TIED TO ESG PERFORMANCE: INTERNATIONAL EVIDENCE

A new global study conducted by IESE’s Gaizka Ormazabal and Igor Kadach, together with Shira Cohen of San Diego State University and the University of Mannheim’s Stefan Reichelstein, looks at the prevalence of ESG-linked pay for executives, and where and which companies are adopting the practice. The research examines the role of institutional investors in encouraging ESG pay, as well as its impact on firm performance.

Read more here.



Boards of directors

  • Improving boards of directors’ effectiveness.
  • Boards of directors and corporate strategy.
  • Boards of directors and corporate culture.
  • Governance and executive compensation.
  • CEO succession.

Shareholders

  • Influence of institutional investors.
  • Institutional investors and stewardship.
  • Governance of listed firms, family-owned business and foundations.
  • Shareholder activism.

Purpose in corporate governance

  • Corporate purpose  in governance.
  • Corporate purpose and business performance.
  • Corporate purpose and culture.
  • Corporate purpose and ESG.

GOVERNING ESG & SUSTAINABILIT

  • Sustainability impact.
  • ESG measurement, accountability and disclosure.
  • Sustainable finance.
  • Impact investment.


IESE-ECGI Corporate Governance Conference Series

The IESE Center for Corporate Governance and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) bring senior academics and thought-leaders in business to discuss relevant corporate governance topics through conferences.

Corporate Governance Insights

MAY 2024 NEWSLETTER

Towards a New Model of Boards of Directors

APRIL 2024 NEWSLETTER

What Makes an Effective Board: Insights from New Survey Data



Leadership Team

Faculty Team

Programs

The Center collaborates with all IESE Executive Education Programs. The programs related to corporate governance currently available are:


Publications