Governance club

Corporate governance has to do with the nature and extent of accountability of people in the business. A related but separate thread of discussions focuses on the impact of a corporate governance system on economic efficiency. A corporate governance system involves regulatory and market mechanisms, and the roles and relationships between a company's management, its board, its shareholders and other stakeholders : employees, debtholders, trade creditors, suppliers, customers and the various communities affected by the corporation's activities.

High profile collapses  of a number of large corporations and other corporate failures, in the two past decades especially, have created a renewed interest in modern corporate governance policies.

Much of this interest is concerned with mitigation and prevention of the conflicts of interests between stakeholders, and ensuring the best conditions for a profitable development of the corporation over the long term, considering in a balanced way the interests of all stakeholders.

Ways of achieving these objectives include the processes, customs, policies, laws, and institutions which have an impact on the way a company is controlled.

Important specific issues addressed by corporate governance include : rights and equitable treatment of shareholders, interests of other stakeholders, role and responsibilities of the board, relations between boards and executive management of corporations, integrity and ethical behaviour, disclosure and transparency.

These issues, even if environments differ, concern in an equally important way large as well as small corporations, quoted or non quoted.

The above defines the broad scope of issues that the Solvay Schools Alumni Governance club may address in the conferences it organizes.

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