Speech

29 June 2016

QED Conference on the role of shareholders Rights and responsibilities

On 29th June 2016, Olivier Boutellis-Taft, Federation of European Accountants CEO, spoke at the discussion organised by QED on the role of shareholders. The discussion focused on: what is the fundamental role of shareholders? What are their rights and what are their responsibilities? Do shareholders act as responsible investors and responsible owners of the companies they invest in? Are shareholders interested in more than just money? What emphasis do they put on social, environmental and ethical issues?

Watch the recording of Olivier Boutellis-Taft’s speech below:

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