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Oct 1, 2010

Navigating Through Crises: A Handbook for Boards

This handbook presents crisis response from the perspective of boards and non-executive directors, with a focus on companies in emerging markets.

Oct 1, 2010

Mesa Redonda Latinoamericana de Gobierno Corporativo

Capitalizando sobre una década de progreso.

Oct 1, 2010

Vietnam Corporate Governance Manual

The Corporate Governance Manual aims to provide executives and shareholders of Vietnamese public companies with a comprehensive summary of the corporate governance framework and practices prevalent in Vietnam. The Manual, consisting of 14 chapters, focuses on key corporate governance issues examined closely through Vietnamese law and regulations. This Manual also offers a framework for assessing the level of corporate governance practices in Vietnamese companies.

Sep 14, 2010

Vietnam Corporate Governance Project - Newsletter No. 1

This newsletter serves to spotlight the ongoing efforts to create a more open, accountable, and transparent business sector in Vietnam. By drawing attention to specific issues currently facing Vietnam’s corporations, we hope these pages will supplement greater knowledge-sharing activities amongst our friends and partners in both the public and private sectors, so that we may further support the adoption of good corporate governance standards and practices in this dynamic, developing economy.

20 pages || © September 2010 IFC |

Sep 10, 2010

Diversity at the Head Table: Bringing Complementary Skills and Experiences to the Board

Private Sector Opinion 19: A well-functioning board of directors needs diversity of experience and perspectives.

Jul 1, 2010

Toolkit 3: Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training Resources Kit

The Board Leadership Training Resources Toolkit provides a comprehensive set of materials and learning tools aimed at enhancing the role that directors play in their boards. It also provides approaches that they can use to ensure that boards and managers adhere to best practices.

Jun 15, 2010

Institutes Share Successes and Challenges in Training Board Directors to Lead Corporate Governance Reforms

Lessons Learned. Too often, board directors have the business acumen but lack a deep comprehension of corporate governance or the leadership skills required to reform policies, practices, and behaviors that can undermine a company’s performance.

Jun 10, 2010

How Can Financial Supervisors Improve the Effectiveness of Corporate Governance?

Private Sector Opinion 18: This paper suggests measures that financial supervisors can take to improve governance in regulated financial institutions.

Jun 1, 2010

MENA Corporate Governance Success Stories

The purpose of this report is to help demonstrate the business case for good corporate governance in MENA. It shares the experiences of 11 companies that have made governance improvements over the past few years, summarizing the changes they made and the impacts they reported.

Jun 1, 2010

Corporate Governance in Swenglish

Adaptation of the Forum’s Board Leadership training materials and Swedish CG cases, produced by the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance

Apr 14, 2010

Corporate Governance Officer: Recommendations for Azerbaijani Companies - A Handbook

This handbook gives an overview of the role of the corporate governance officer and describe his/her key functions and responsibilities in a company. It will be helpful for Azerbaijani companies and banks to effectively establish the relevant function in their corporate structure and develop their practices in compliance with the internationally adopted corporate governance principles.

Apr 14, 2010

Corporate Governance Officer - Recommendations for Azerbaijani Companies Handbook (Azerbaijani)

Bu Təlimatın məqsədi korporativ idarəetmə müşavirinin rolu barədə məlumat vermək və onun şirkətdəki əsas vəzifə və məsuliyyətlərini təsvir etməkdir. Biz inanırıq ki, bu Təlimat Azərbaycan şirkətləri və banklarının korporativ strukturunda müvafiq funksiyanın yaradılmasında və öz təcrübələrinin beynəlxalq səviyyədə qəbul edilmiş qabaqcıl korporativ idarəetmə prinsiplərinə uyğun qurulmasında onlara yardım edəcəkdir.

Mar 10, 2010

A Corporate Governance Model: Building Responsible Boards and Sustainable Business

Private Sector Opinion 17: Dr. Yilmaz Arguden introduces his “CRAFTED” principles of corporate governance that help create value and trust for business sustainability.

Jan 15, 2010

Learn Before You Lead: The Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training Resources Kit

SmartLesson. The Training Resources Kit focuses on strengthening skills of corporate governance trainers, who, in turn, would work directly with company directors and members of governing bodies.

Jan 6, 2010

Philip Armstrong's Presentations and Articles

Philip Armstrong's Presentations and Articles

Dec 1, 2009

Focus 8: Stakeholder Engagement and the Board: Integrating Best Corporate Governance Practices

This paper explains how stakeholder concerns can inform and enhance the risk management and wealth creation responsibilities of boards of directors. It provides practical tips and tools to help navigate stakeholder engagement in a way that strengthens the long-term sustainability of companies and enhances trust and reputation among stakeholders.

Nov 1, 2009

Policy Brief on Improving Corporate Governance of Banks in the Middle East and North Africa (Arabic)

by OECD, Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, the Forum, and the Union of Arab bank.

Nov 1, 2009

Policy Brief on Improving Corporate Governance of Banks in the Middle East and North Africa

by OECD, Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, the Forum, and the Union of Arab banks.

Oct 10, 2009

New Corporate Governance in the Post-Crisis World

Private Sector Opinion 16: The new corporate governance concept Martin Hilb is articulating goes back to the roots of good corporate governance, which is the ability to act as a visionary and effective decision body, exerting both strategic leadership and control.

Sep 24, 2009

Korporativno Upravljanje - Priručnik za Firme u Bosni i Hercegovini

Priručnik će biti od koristi menadžerima u preduzećima kada budu uvodili sistem korporativnog upravljanja i konsultantima kada budu projektovali sistem korporativnog upravljanja, a posebno kada budu izrađivali neophodne pravilnike kao što su: Kodeks korporativnog upravljanja, Etički kodeks, Pravilnik o nagrađivanju menadžera, Pravilnik o nagrađivanju članova upravnog/nadzornog odbora, Pravilnik o internoj kontroli, Pravilnik o internoj reviziji, Pravilnik za objavljivanje i transparentnost podatka i Pravilnik o korporativnoj društvenoj odgovornosti.

Sep 10, 2009

Uses and Limits of Conventional Corporate Governance Instruments: Analysis and Guidance for Reform - Part Two

Private Sector Opinion 15: This is the second part of Private Sector Opinion 14.

Sep 1, 2009

A Practical Guide to Corporate Governance: Experiences from the Latin American Companies Circle

The publication details firms recognized for better corporate governance practices that had suffered less damage than average listed Latin American companies during the financial crisis.

Aug 10, 2009

Uses and Limits of Conventional Corporate Governance Instruments: Analysis and Guidance for Reform - Part One

Private Sector Opinion 14: Part I examines the uses and limits of five conventional corporate governance instruments.

Jul 10, 2009

Towards an Accountable Capitalism

Private Sector Opinion 13, by Stephen Davis. The authors point out that the fundamental problem lying in the current capital system is lack of accountability and responsibility.

Jun 10, 2009

董事们都去哪儿了 ?

Private Sector Opinion 12, by David Beatty. The author proposes methods to improve the effectiveness of boards of directors.