The Good Governance Crash Test: COVID 19 – IMD Business School, Lausanne

Published: 2020-05-07

IMD The Good Governance Crash Test Covid 19

Well-governed organizations have vastly overperformed poorly governed ones during the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the vast difference in context, this is an exact repeat of the 2008 crisis. So why has governance become such a key differentiator?  We investigate with reference to:

• the source of over-performance of well-governed companies
• the quasi-permanent issues faced by poorly governed companies
• the demonstration that well-governed companies are the ones that address the best environmental (E) and social (S) aspects – in other words that a good ESG starts with a good “G”.

Full paper here

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