Technology governance: the role of the company secretary

Technology governance: the role of the company secretary

CSj examines the key emerging technology issues relevant to Hong Kong businesses and looks at the role of company secretaries in ensuring the effective management of technology risks and opportunities. From hacking to digital payments, technology issues have become...
Rethinking ESG: from compliance to value creation

Rethinking ESG: from compliance to value creation

Alaya Consultings second annual survey of the ESG performance of Hong Kongs top 200 listed companies finds that 99% of the companies surveyed are in compliance with current ESG reporting requirements. The survey also indicates, however, that few companies are getting...
Climate change – not my problem?

Climate change – not my problem?

Company secretaries have a key role in addressing climate risk, argues Maya de Souza, Senior Manager – Policy Research, Business Environment Council Ltd, not only to ensure effective risk management and ESG reporting, but also to future proof the organisations...
Employee rights in Hong Kong

Employee rights in Hong Kong

Compliance professionals need to keep a close eye on the case law relating to labour disputes in Hong Kong. Zoe Chan So Yuen FCS FCIS, solicitor, looks at how the courts in the HKSAR have played an important role in upholding basic employee rights. Hong Kong is often...
New guidance notes

New guidance notes

In July 2016, the Institute set up seven Interest Groups under the Technical Consultation Panel to produce guidance notes on key topics in governance and company secretarial practice. This article reviews the latest additions to the guidance note series. The...
CSj November 2017 (pdf version)

CSj November 2017 (pdf version)

Making sense of technology – the company secretary role Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full edition....