Brainloop, GDPR

22 March, 2018

What GDPR Means for the Board

So, in case you missed it, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into play in May 2018. This is the biggest shake-up of data-protection laws in decades and will affect every organisa...

22 March, 2018

Guide to Corporate Governance Practices of the European Union by IFC/ecoDa

The IFC Corporate Governance Group (World Bank) in partnership with ecoDa have just published a Guide to Corporate Governance Practices of the European Union. This publication offers an overview of t...

14 September, 2017

Directing Digitalisation: Guidelines for Boards and Executives

This new ICGI report analyses the need for digitalization and its impact on boards and senior executives, with the aim of enlightening and supporting leaders in their digital journey, and gives 11 key...

26 April, 2017

Compliance and reporting under the EU Non Financial Reporting Directive: requirements and opportunities

New reporting rules require certain large EU companies to include in their management report a non-financial statement. The objective is to lay the foundation for a new model of corporate reporting th...

26 January, 2017

Preparing your organisation for the EU data protection reform – 2016

Whether you are part of a European company or a non-European company that trades or stores data inside Europe, it is likely that the new European data protection regulations coming into ...

25 January, 2017

Principles of Remuneration – October 2016

The Principles set out members’ views on the role of shareholders and directors in relation to remuneration and the manner in which remuneration should be determined and structured. We believe that ...

3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Corporate Risk Oversight – 2015, 3rd ed.

The objective of this guidance is to help investors assess how well a portfolio company’s board is effectively overseeing risk management. Further, the targeted audience is broader than just company...

3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Integrated Business Reporting – 2015, 2nd ed.

The aim of the ICGN Integrated Business Reporting Guidance is to emphasise the importance of companies providing a holistic account of how they create and sustain value by bringing together informatio...

3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Political Lobbying and Donations – 2012

The ICGN Statement and Guidance on Political Lobbying and Donations addresses investor concerns about corporate involvement in the political process, as a matter of both business ethics and corporate ...

3 November, 2016

ICGN Guidance on Diversity on Boards – 2016

The ICGN Guidance on Diversity on Boards (2016) builds upon the ICGN Guidance on Gender Diversity on Boards published in 2013. The original guidance identified the responsibilities of shareholders and...