Institute of Directors, India is hosting this year’s annual ‘15th London Global Convention on Corporate Governance & Sustainability’ on 7 – 9 October 2015, at Millennium Hotel London Mayfair. The theme is “Effective Corporate Governance and Sustainability: MANDATE OF THE BOARD”. The Convention brochure is enclosed. Details are also available, on our website www.iodonline.com.
Globalization has made Corporate Governance a global concern, and good governance now involves a lot more than code and compliance, for ensuring Sustainable Development.
This year’s Convention will begin with the Global Business Meet at the House of Lords on 7th Oct. Last year, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, India’ Union Commerce & Industry Minister opened the Global Business Meet. It will be followed by Reception and Special Session on ‘The Changing Role of Finance Professionals in the Boardroom“, hosted by ICAEW. The famed ‘Golden Peacock Awards’ (both Global & National) for ‘Corporate Governance, Sustainability’, and ‘Innovation Management’ will also be presented, during the Convention.
Few confirmed dignitaries include H. E. Ranjan Mathai, High Commissioner of India to UK, The Rt Hon Lord Swraj Paul, Founder & Chairman, The Caparo Group Plc, UK, Professor Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean, London Business School, Andrew Ratcliffe, President, ICAEW, Melanie McLaren, Executive Director of Codes & Standards, Financial Reporting Council, Dr Tayeb Kamali, former Vice Chancellor, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, Andrew Harding, Managing Director, CIMA, Helen Brand OBE, Chief Executive, ACCA, Atul H. Mehta, President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India and so on.
Apart from business networking, the key focus areas to be debated during the Convention include: Integrated Reporting, Global Trends in Corporate Governance, Role of CFO in CG, Role of Board for promoting Sustainability, Corporate Fraud, Audit & Vigil Mechanism, CSR, Rise of the Company Secretary, Business ethics, Bridging diversity in the boardroom, Focusing on Governance in State sector and SMEs, Family businesses, Driving Quality in the boardroom, Measuring success of the Board, and so on.
It’s my pleasure to invite you to join us at the London Convention to share your rich experience and thoughts with the august gathering at the Convention, either on 8 or 9 October 2015. The convention is expected to be attended by over 100 organisations and 300 business leaders, participants from across the globe, including around 100 from India.