Upcoming 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.

Oslo, 18 October 2018
Human Rights Seminar organized by Finans Norge, Norsif, Institute for Human Rights and Business og Raftostiftelsen. For more information and program, plaese click here. To request an invitation, please click here.


London, 8 November 2018
Financial Times "CFO-Dialogues" is an exclusive, invitation-only event for leading, cross-sector CFOs and their successors. FutureBoards is proud to be an official supporting partner. Read more.


London 9. November 2018
The “Women in finance” breakfast is hosted by the Norwegian Embassy to the United Kingdom. At this FutureBoards cross-border dialogue we will exchange ideas, thoughts and views on how to improve the gender balance in top management teams in the financial sector. Please send us an email to request an invitation.


Bergen 15 November, Bodø 21 November, Stavanger 4 December
“How to create value adding boards” is a one-day training session for female entrepreneurs - developed by FutureBoards, commissioned by Innovation Norway. To attend the training session in Bergen, please register here. Registration for Bodø and Stavanger will be made available shortly.


Recent events

Oslo 29 August 2018
Stewardship/Corporate Governance Roundtable Discussion took place at Wikborg Reins Executive Lounge at 13.00 - 15.00 on August 29. Please click here for more information.


Oslo, 26 June 2018
FutureBoards Corporate Governance Summit is an annual event designed to gather insight, inspire ideas and raise awareness for corporate governance. This year’s summit took place at Chitra House, Oslo, Norway on the 26th of June, and convened under the theme "equitable, sustainable and inclusive leadership"

Speakers included Carine Smith Ihenacho, Chief Corporate Governance Officer, Norges Bank Investment ManagementPer Heggenes, CEO, IKEA Foundation and many more. For more information, please click here. 


Oslo, 20 June 2018, Trondheim 6 September 2018
“How to create value adding boards” is a one-day training session for female entrepreneurs - developed by FutureBoards, commissioned by Innovation Norway. The event was practically orientated focusing on how companies can create a board that aids them to success. Read more about the event here and here


Singapore, 25 April 2018
FutureBoards Cross-Border Dialogue aimed to explore ways to improve the gender balance on corporate boards - within a reasonable time frame. The event was hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, and took place at the iconic Tanglin Club in Singapore. Read more.

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