Dr Duncan Webb’s bill was chosen for selection to be considered by Parliament and it is major news – well, for those of us who want to see more purpose for our companies, it is major news.
Here is the podcast interview with him which was recorded on 1 October 2021 where he explains the background to it:
I also wrote an opinion piece for Stuff on 29 September 2021 explaining why it is important to understand the proposed changes and what they might signal for the future as well as ways that the proposed amendments to Director Duties might be further enhanced with tweaks. In fact – could the changes be strengthened so NZ becomes a world leader in this area?
You can read the opinion piece here: Proposed changes to the Companies Act mark the beginning of positive change | Stuff.co.nz
Make sure to check out the links embedded in the article too to learn more on this topic.
Since I’ve got a podcast have also recorded an audio version of this too as episode 273, which is here:
This article will be one of the essays included in the upcoming book “Laying Foundation for Reimagining Business: Essays” that is described more here: Laying Foundations for Reimagining Business: Essays – seeds (theseeds.nz) and note I am looking for people to advance review that book.
If you want to help out, why not re-share this page so others can learn about this, I guarantee that others you know would be interested. And why not submit on the change to support it in due course, perhaps with the change from “may” to “must” discussed in the article.