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3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Anti-Corruption Practices – 2015

The ICGN Statement and Guidance on Anti-Corruption Practices establishes the importance of combating bribery and corruption as part of the corporate governance agenda, and will be referenced as part o...
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3 November, 2016

ICGN Global Governance Principles – 2014, 4th Ed.

The ICGN Global Governance Principles describe the responsibilities of boards of directors and investors respectively, and aim to enhance dialogue between the two parties.
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3 November, 2016

ICGN Global Stewardship Principles – 2016

The ICGN Global Stewardship Principles provide a framework to implement stewardship practices in fulfilling an investor's fiduciary obligations to beneficiaries or clients.
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2 November, 2016

Annual Review of Corporate Reporting: FRC 2016

This report is part of a series, following earlier reports on developments in corporate governance and audit. It provides the FRC’s assessment of corporate reporting in the UK based on broad outreac...
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2 November, 2016

A stewardship toolkit for pension funds – July 2016

The 2015 PLSA discussion paper ‘Where is the workforce in corporate reporting?’ outlined the importance of a company’s workers, and how they are recruited, retained, developed and inspired, to i...
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2 November, 2016

The UK Corporate Governance Code – April 2016

The purpose of corporate governance is to facilitate effective, entrepreneurial and prudent management that can deliver the long-term success of the company. The new Code applies to accounting period...

2 November, 2016

Consultation: The practice of minuting meetings – May 2016

Taking minutes of meetings is administrative good practice. It creates a record of what has been agreed, and by whom; and of what is to be done, by when and by whom. For such a basic aspect of the adm...
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1 November, 2016

Business and human rights: A five-step guide for company boards

This guide is for boards of UK companies. It sets out five steps boards should follow to satisfy themselves that their companies identify, mitigate and report on the human rights impacts of their acti...
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1 November, 2016

The nomination committee – coming out of the shadows – May 2016

The impetus for this project, a collaboration between EY and ICSA: The Governance Institute, came from a shared view that the nomination committee plays a crucial role in the effective functioning of ...
Board Culture-Sustainable Success

31 October, 2016

Board Culture: Its role in achieving sustainable success

Mazars’ head of board practice, Anthony Carey, has released this thought-provoking document on the importance of