The Forum of Free Enterprise is a non-political organization founded in 1956 by A. D. Shroff, and has been established to educate public opinion in India on free enterprise and a democratic way of life. The Forum publishes booklets to further its objects. The following booklet is titled “Corporate Governance – A Practitioner’s Perspective” was published in July 2019 and was authored by Dr. Mukund Rajan. This text is based on Dr. Rajan’s inaugural talk at the residential program on taxation arranged by Forum for Free Enterprise from 2nd to 4th August 2018. The author has dealt with the subject comprehensively on this crucial theme of corporate governance. The author highlights two distinct elements of corporate governance, namely, ethical and compliance-related issues. The author reflects on why corporates today operate in an environment of significantly diminished trust. The author highlights how various policy initiatives are expected to combat the drift, and how even social media networks have started playing their powerful roles. The text covers important facets of corporate governance such as pressures of urbanization, environmental/climate issues including sustainability challenges. The author reflects on growing inequality in society, employment creation, and skill development, and mentions how Tatas evolved the concept of 4Es – Education, Entrepreneurship, Employment, and Employability to combat these challenges. All in all, the author offers significant holistic dimensions to the vital theme of corporate governance.