Integrated reporting – the DIY approach

Integrated reporting – the DIY approach

CSj looks at the benefits and challenges involved in adopting integrated reporting and at the potential role of the company secretary in the process. There can be little doubt that the bar has been rising for corporate disclosure standards over the last three decades....
Integrated reporting – is it time to make the leap?

Integrated reporting – is it time to make the leap?

Rikke Netterstrom, Executive Director, CSR Asia, suggests some of the issues companies in Asia need to consider when considering adopting integrated reporting. Combining the traditional annual report with the stand-alone sustainability report in an integrated report,...
The making of a company secretary

The making of a company secretary

In 1991, Bill Wang FCIS FCS took a one-way ticket from China to the US. CSj traces his long and interesting route to his current role as Head of Group Listings, Asia, and Company Secretary, Hong Kong, for Standard Chartered Bank. Thanks for giving us this interview....
Risk management: a call to action

Risk management: a call to action

CSj highlights the results of a new KPMG/HKICS survey to assess the awareness and preparedness of organisations in Hong Kong and Mainland China to manage and oversee risks. Risk management has been climbing the regulatory agenda internationally since the global...
Speaking up and speaking out

Speaking up and speaking out

Communication skills are one of the most underestimated requirements of the company secretarial role, believes HKICS Past President and HKICS Prize 2014 awardee, Neil McNamara FCIS FCS. In this extract from his speech as Guest of Honour at the HKICS Convocation 2015,...
AMLO draws first blood

AMLO draws first blood

For the first time since the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance (AMLO) came into force on 1 April 2012, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has exercised its resulting power to impose a pecuniary penalty on a bank....
Volkswagen:  requiem for a dream?

Volkswagen: requiem for a dream?

Crisis management is only the first step for Volkswagen, argues Gilles Hilary, Professor of Accounting and Control, INSEAD. Whether or not the company bounces back depends on its ability to change its culture. With the Volkswagen (VW) logo on the front page of every...
CSj October 2015 (pdf version)

CSj October 2015 (pdf version)

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