When did forced consent become good governance?

I have been invited to a seminar on “The Importance of ESG Post-Covid” ESG being environment (environmental), social (society) and governance.

Surely the organiser, a leading network for independent non-executive directors, had considered what being forced into consent means. How can anyone speak to governance when the basics of their own process is flawed?

The question, “when did forced consent become good governance?”