29 October 2019
The objective of this breakfast meeting is to engage a discussion between the OECD and TUAC on the duties and responsibilities of corporate boards for the activities carried in global company groups. Dr Sigurt Vitols will share concrete illustrations of complex company group structures and their impacts on workers, tax contributions and society in general. Dr Stan De Spiegelaere will present his recent research on the role of workers’ participation on the sustainability, innovation and productivity of company groups.
These presentations will be followed by an exchange with the participants on the extent to which corporate governance frameworks need to be reformed in order to increase corporate accountability and sustainability.
Dr Sigurt Vitols, Senior Fellow, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
Dr Stan De Spiegelaere, Researcher, European Trade Union Institute
Panel moderated by Séverine Picard, Senior Policy Advisor, TUAC