Reporting on Governance

Let’s have a little introspection in governance reporting

Here’s a novel thought…

Wouldn’t it be a breath of fresh air if, when attending to the regulatory requirement of reporting on governance, boards of listed companies reported on their governance performance to the external market.

Forgive me if I have missed something but in all my years in this profession, my take is that there has been very little – if any – reporting on the actual governance of the board itself. Rather, what we tend to get is listed companies adhering to ASX requirements and carrying a corporate governance statement either within the annual report or making reference to it in the report. Continue reading