The Chinese market has become one of the most important for the West. With that come many political challenges, that will determine the political power of the western world. Therefore companies must think and act in a more geopolitical way. They need to understand what is on the agendas in the capitals of the world. Corporate governance in the 2020s means building closer partnerships with policymakers, because business and governments share ideas, experience and networks, that will help to overcome the massive global challenges.