Board evaluation:  is Hong Kong missing out?

Board evaluation: is Hong Kong missing out?

Formal board evaluation is still at a nascent stage in Hong Kong. CSj looks at the potential benefits of the process and explores why companies in Hong Kong have been reluctant to embrace what is fast becoming a standard part of good corporate governance practice....
Board assessment and board effectiveness

Board assessment and board effectiveness

George Anderson, Katherine Moos and Alice Au, Spencer Stuart, look at six key questions all boards need to consider regarding board performance and the suitability of individual directors. Investor focus on board performance has reached new levels of intensity. The...
In conversation: insights into integrated reporting

In conversation: insights into integrated reporting

In the global investment community, there have been discussions about the importance of integrating environmental, social, and governance factors into corporate strategy and disclosures, and a movement to encourage integrated reporting. Robert Eccles, Chairman of...
CGC 2016 preview

CGC 2016 preview

CSj previews the Institute’s upcoming biennial corporate governance conference, to be held on the 23–24 September 2016 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong. Next month, the 10th in the Institute’s series of biennial corporate governance conferences (CGCs)...
NGO governance:  new guidance

NGO governance: new guidance

A new guidance note issued by the HKICS gives a practical introduction to the governance issues relating to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). A director on your board wants to become involved in an NGO. He comes to you, as the company secretary, and wants to know...
Singapore's new sustainability reporting rules

Singapore's new sustainability reporting rules

Erin Lyon, Executive Director, CSR Asia, takes a look at the Singapore stock exchange’s new sustainability reporting requirements. The long wait for the Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) sustainability reporting requirements is finally over. On the 20 June 2016, the...
Global connectivity  互聯互通—時代的主題

Global connectivity 互聯互通—時代的主題

Xie Jilong, Board Secretary, CRRC Corporation, highlights the economic and social opportunities resulting from the trend towards global connectivity. From the age of discovery to the proof of the earth being round, from the industrial revolution to the massive...
CSj August 2016 (pdf version)

CSj August 2016 (pdf version)

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