Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director and Asia CEO of Standard Chartered PLC shared his candid views and experience on the real or assumed obstacles to increasing the number of women on boards. Mr. Bindra is one of the corporate directors interviewed in an IFC publication that covers the business perks of women on boards.
Corporate Social Responsibility is Not Only About Doing Good Things
Philip Armstrong, Head of the Global Corporate Governance Forum speaks about Social Responsibility around the world and gives us some advice for the future. Philip Armstrong visited IE during the 5th Social Responsibility Forum held at IE Business School.
This short video discusses IFC client engagement and the importance of implementing sound corporate governance practices in banks and other financial institutions. It looks at how to manage risks related to credit, market, liquidity and operational issues. Risk management refers to the structures and processes that identify assess and mitigate all types of risk to an organization. SmartTalk is a series of round table discussions where IFC staff and external guests exchange experiences and discuss different aspects of corporate governance.
Companies Must Explain Their Risk Management System
André Covre, chief financial officer and investor relations officer for Ultrapar (Brazil) summarizes the discussion on Annual General Meetings at the 2011 Latin American Companies Circle. The Companies Circle is supported by IFC, the OECD, and the Global Corporate Governance Forum. Established in 2005, it quickly earned a reputation as one of the region's most vibrant and effective advocates for good corporate governance.
Grant Kirkpatrick, Deputy Head of the Corporate Affairs Division at OECD, summarizes the discussion on Board Independence at the 2011 Latin American Companies Circle. The Companies Circle is supported by IFC, the OECD, and the Global Corporate Governance Forum. Established in 2005, it quickly earned a reputation as one of the region's most vibrant and effective advocates for good corporate governance.
The Company Fixer: It's About Making More Money and Minimizing Risk for Business and Family
Marcelino Pandin has a rare job - he "fixes" troubled companies for a family-owned conglomerate in Indonesia. He talks about the unique role that setting a proper corporate governance structure plays in increasing performance of his businesses, and improving relationships between family members.
Why Countries Should Develop Corporate Governance Codes
Professor Mervyn King SC, Chairman of South Africa's King Committee on Corporate Governance and member of the Forum's Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG), on the occasion of the launch of Malawi Code II, discusses The Forum's program in Malawi.
Showing Corporate Governance Results in Egypt and Ukraine
IFC works with companies, banks, and regulators to promote best corporate governance practices around the world, including Egypt and Ukraine. This video highlights the impact of IFC's corporate governance work with clients, specifically Wadi Holding in Egypt and Asnova Holding in the Ukraine.