Ensure Accountability

Operational oversight

This topic will help you:
  • gain insights into operational oversight for successful climate action
  • assess executive capability and structure to lead an effective transition to net zero
  • and understand how to navigate organizational change while seamlessly integrating climate strategies.

Blog articles

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Blog | 8 May 2023

Can corporate boards rise to the sustainability challenge?

Chairman & Co-founder, GreenBiz Group, explores the evolving world of sustainability-minded corporate boards.

Blog | 17 Aug 2021

What we’ve learned from Sustainability Committee Chairs

The Sustainability Committee Chair is a relatively new but important board role. Calum Davies, former Member Engagement Manager at Chapter Zero, shares insights from discussions with members as they navigate the role their committee plays in progressing the board’s climate plans.

Case studies

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Case study | 20 Apr 2023

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC): A holistic approach to finance, risk, climate and sustainability

This Climate Governance Initiative case study looks at Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), a leading infrastructure investment company in the Philippines, viewing the challenges of a developing nation like the Philippines as an opportunity for bold climate leadership.


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Report | 5 Jun 2023

UK sustainability leaders warn lack of climate talent at all levels could stall net zero progress

 EY surveyed 506 global Chief Sustainability Officers or equivalents from businesses with at least £1billion annual revenues, including 40 UK-based sustainability leaders. The research analysed the action companies are taking to address climate change.

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Report | 1 Dec 2022

PwC’s 2022 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

As shareholder and consumer expectations rise, PwC’s 2022 Annual Corporate Directors Survey shows that board oversight and board practices are shifting in response as directors navigate this new governance landscape.

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Report | 1 May 2022

Sustainability in the spotlight: Board ESG oversight and strategy

Spencer Stuart and Diligent Institute surveyed 590 corporate directors for insights on how boards are structuring oversight of ESG issues, how they are adjusting to address ESG topics and how they are preparing directors to fulfil their responsibilities as they evolve and expand.


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Toolkit | 17 Jun 2020

Change Management Toolkit: Executive Summary

Executive summary for the Change Management Toolkit, created with Eden McCallum. This toolkit is designed to help non-executive directors educate themselves on the business implications of climate change.


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Video | 8 Jun 2022

Watch: Sustainability in the spotlight

Spencer Stuart and Diligent Institute surveyed 590 corporate directors on how their boards are structuring ESG oversight and how they are preparing directors to fulfil their responsibilities.