Rebuilding Trust in Business

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DLA Piper 3 Noble Street London

David Stringer-Lamarre was pleased to attend this discussion about the Populus report ‘Trust deficits: the new normal?’ This was a collaboration between DLA Piper, Populus & Said Business School Oxford.

Lord Andrew Cooper and Dr Elizabeth David-Barrett outline the contents of the report, including the ‘formation of trust’ involving narrative, networks and norms.

The strong panel, chaired by Baroness Wheatcroft articulated their thoughts about trust and business.

  • Rita Clifton CBE – Chairman, BrandCap
  • Lord Clement-Jones CBE – London Managing Partner, DLA Piper
  • Rick Haythornthwaite – Chairman, Centrica
  • John Thornhill – Innovation Editor, Financial Times
  • Simon Walker – Director General, Institute of Directors
  • Rupert Younger – Director, Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation

The evening also included the launch of the ‘Trust in Business’ audit.

Following a comments and question sessions there was an opportunity to continue the discussion over refreshments.

David Stringer-Lamarre pictured with Baroness Wheatcroft