We are seeing a growing trend of directors and officeholders being held personally liable for the company's actions they oversee.
Today's business landscape is putting increasing pressure on companies to address compliance considerations from bribery and corruption, through to cyber and privacy breaches and, now - the latest addition - Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
And directors and officeholders are deemed responsible. But why are we seeing this trend towards increased personal liability? What should directors and offices of today be concerned about? And how can they best protect themselves, the interests of the companies they govern, and their relevant stakeholders?
The below whitepaper addresses these concerns and focuses the answers in light of the newest responsibility facing directors and officeholders - ESG.