This summer, The Conference Board of Canada published a report entitled “Canada 2030. The Defining Forces Disrupting Business”. The report explores ten overarching trends, including demographic shifts; urbanization; Indigenous reconciliation; climate change; natural capital constraints; technological advances; economic uncertainty; public policy; changing values and expectations; and health and diet.
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Michael Bassett is the Director, Governance, Compliance, Risk and Sustainability at The Conference Board of Canada where he oversees the Conference Board’s research and major events in these areas.
Mr. Bassett has contributed to numerous custom and public research projects in the areas of governance, ethics, risk management and Crown corporations. He has chaired the Conference Board’s and the National Corporate Ethics and Integrity Summit (2018) and National ERM Conference (2017).
In addition to this role Michael is the Director of the Centre for Family Enterprises in Canada, a major multi-year initiative to raise awareness of the role and contributions of family-owned businesses to Canada’s economy and society. He is overseeing the Centre’s program of research and dialogue including a major quantitative study on the economic contributions of family-owned enterprises in Canada and a study investigating major issues faced by family enterprises in Canada to be published in 2018. Michael received his Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation in May 2018.
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