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Sustainability, board diversity key for SMEs to succeed globally

Diversity of expertise, geography, gender and age fosters constructive debate and prevents groupthink, says Indranee

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"If you're not seen as a sustainable company, you will be seen as an exploiter, coming to those countries to plunder their resources and having a short-term orientation." - Sunny Verghese, co-founder and group CEO of commodity trader Olam International.

Singapore

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to globalise successfully must prioritise sustainability and board diversity, said speakers at the annual Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) Directors Conference at Marina Bay Sands on Friday...

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