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2021 Directors’ alert: A new era of board stewardship begins

Published on: Apr 30, 2021

The 2021 Directors’ Alert features insights on the new social contract between business and society, covering topics ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery to trust and purpose. We also examine the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects of corporate citizenship, including climate and sustainability.

It will be increasingly vital for boards to understand the importance of setting a clear and strong purpose for the organization that senior leaders and employees can stand behind and that brings value to society in the long term. The insights described throughout all three editions are some of the bright spots in an otherwise difficult time.

In our third and final instalment of our 2021 Directors’ Alert, the global directors we interviewed to discuss how boards and executive teams are balancing the needs of society and obligations to shareholders as the pandemic continues to loom and affect the way business is conducted around the world.

Read all three editions.

Explore the 2021 Directors’ Alert series on Deloitte Insights.

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