Covid-19 & Black Lives Matter show why companies have to dynamically govern from the front

By: Di Rifai – Published by Reuters Ethical Corp

June 10, 2020


To survive the pandemic and other tectonic shifts of the 2020s, there needs to be a radical rethink in governance practices, including the current structure of four to six board meetings a year, argues Di Rifai of Creating Future Us.


The digital age is upending the entire business ecosystem; from value chains and supply chains, to business models, stakeholder reciprocity, balance sheets, transparency and disclosure … all in real time.


This complexity and uncertainty is exacerbated by mega-vectors such as climate change, the space race, quantum computing and others that can suddenly intersect, creating multiple and massive tipping points. The current Covid-19 pandemic is one such vector.