Insight, projects and events

Rethinking corporate governance

FutureBoards is a project-driven company that aims to raise awareness, drive the debate and develop good practice for HOW and by WHOM companies should be governed in the future. We bring together global voices and thought leaders, investors, CEOs, board chairs, politicians, regulators and academics to exchange insights, thoughts and ideas on how business owners and governing bodies can best respond to expectations and scrutiny from stakeholders and society, while ensuring long-term value creation for the company’s shareholders and other stakeholders.

Carine Smith Ihenacho, Johann Olav Koss, Turid Solvang and Per Heggenes at the 2018 FutureBoards summit. Credit: Thought Leader Global   How can company boards tip the corporate scales towards equitable, sustainable and inclusive leadership? The recent FutureBoards Corporate Governance Summit explored some of the answers.   Please read Kevin Reeder’s article for Sustainability Hub her e.

Carine Smith Ihenacho, Johann Olav Koss, Turid Solvang and Per Heggenes at the 2018 FutureBoards summit. Credit: Thought Leader Global

How can company boards tip the corporate scales towards equitable, sustainable and inclusive leadership? The recent FutureBoards Corporate Governance Summit explored some of the answers. Please read Kevin Reeder’s article for Sustainability Hub here.

Professor Mervyn E. King , chair of the King Commission, and responsible for the King Reports on corporate governance for more than 20 years, has set  the gold standard for value-driven business conduct . Interviewed by Natalie Becker Aakervik, he shares his thoughts on how boards should be responsible for creating long term value. Production by Mikkel Becker Aakervik, Thought Leader Global. Click on picture above to watch interview.

Professor Mervyn E. King, chair of the King Commission, and responsible for the King Reports on corporate governance for more than 20 years, has set the gold standard for value-driven business conduct. Interviewed by Natalie Becker Aakervik, he shares his thoughts on how boards should be responsible for creating long term value. Production by Mikkel Becker Aakervik, Thought Leader Global. Click on picture above to watch interview.

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Join us at the conference that is organized by Aftenposten, Norway’s leading daily newspaper and FutureBoards, with the Financial Times as our media partner.  National and international speakers and attendees will take a closer look at the role, skills and mindsets that will be required of investors, boards and top managers who plan not only to survive, but to thrive in the 21st century. Please click here for further information, and here to request an invitation to attend, speak at or sponsor the event.

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The Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI) Directors-In-Dialogue series - The Future World for Boards, facilitated by the globally renowned corporate governance thought leader Mervyn King, Chair of the King Committee on Corporate Governance for South Africa, together with Turid Solvang, Founder and CEO of FutureBoards, took place in Singapore on Tuesday, 12 March 2019. For more information CLICK HERE.


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Danske Bank ‘shows need for bigger accounting picture’

Financial Times Special Report on Sustainable Finance, 5 December 2018. Opinion piece by Turid Elisabeth Solvang, Founder & CEO FutureBoards


The “Norwegian delegation” at Financial Times CFO Dialogues, London November 8 2018

The “Norwegian delegation” at Financial Times CFO Dialogues, London November 8 2018

The Financial Times' CFO Dialogues took place in London on November 8. Turid E. Solvang and Alexandra Morris, Chief Investment Officer at SKAGEN Funds co-chaired the work group on 'Gender balance: overcoming the barriers  in the financial sector'. Please find the extensive summary of the debate, written by Lauren Juliff, Head of UK Institutional, SKAGEN Funds. Also, please find full report from the event here.