COMMENT:

The spotlight has been shining on an important board role recently. This was after CEO pay and allowances grabbed media headlines and the role of the board in overseeing them was under scrutiny.

But should this surprise us? Not really. The world is taking notice and everything points to more scrutiny about issues of fairness, good judgment, strong company culture and organisational sustainability. This isn't going to go away and neither should it. Our employees and our communities will be looking towards those in positions of responsibility to take that responsibility seriously.

This is why governance is important. And

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