It's Time - Boards need new skills to address wicked problems
There is no doubt that Boards globally are increasingly attuned to the drums declaring the importance of ESG. While this attentiveness is welcome, it doesn’t yet go far enough.
Geopolitical and conflict risk is spiking, social expectations have shifted, and traditional boardrooms are ill-prepared to tackle the risks - and the opportunities - arising. The inter-related challenges facing Boards extend well beyond the ‘ESG’ basics and few Boards have yet positioned themselves to strategically respond.