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Cambridge honours Sir Adrian Cadbury’s contributions to corporate governance

Themes: Corporate governance and ethics

A special symposium was organised recently by the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN) at Cambridge University to mark the 20th anniversary since the publication of the influential Cadbury Report. The Symposium featured a rare appearance by Sir Adrian Cadbury himself, who donated copies of all his speeches on corporate governance to make complete the Cadbury Archive, housed at Cambridge Judge Business School.

After the handover of copies of all the speeches Sir Adrian Cadbury said that this occasion “would mark the end of [his] involvement in corporate governance, which began in 1991.”

Professor Gishan Dissanaike, Adam Smith Professor of Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School, said:

We are deeply grateful to Sir Adrian for his generosity over the years and honoured that he chose Cambridge as the home for the Cadbury Archive.

Cambridge has been at the forefront of ‘Corporate Governance’ research for decades – in fact, long before the phrase was even invented. The new Cambridge Corporate Governance Network that we have created brings together researchers in the Law Faculty, Cambridge Judge Business School, the Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law, and also Economics. This is a great addition to our portfolio because it allows us to showcase the work which is done across the University, and the Cadbury Archive is an integral part of that.”

Follow the “Related Posts” links on the right of this page to watch an extensive set of video interviews with the Symposium’s speakers, including Sir Adrian.

The Cadbury Archive

Established in 2010, the Cadbury Archive is a major source for researchers exploring corporate governance. It is part of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN), comprising Cambridge University Faculties of Law and Economics, 3CL and Cambridge Judge Business School.