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Jul 30, 2019

Women on Board in Lebanon - How Gender-Diverse Boards Bring Value to Lebanese Companies

The study examines the current status of gender diversity, the barriers to female participation on boards and obstacles preventing optimal performance once in these positions in the corporate world. It highlights opportunities to increase the number of women in Lebanese boardrooms and proposes recommendations on how to achieve greater gender equality in the boardroom.

Jul 29, 2019

The Business Case for Workplace Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence in Fiji

This study, which identifies the impacts of domestic and sexual violence on Fijian employees and employers, has been conducted to inform the development of tailored solutions for the business community in Fiji.

Jul 23, 2019

Trailblazers - Portraits of Female Business Leadership in Emerging and Frontier Markets

The publication features the inspirational personal stories of 20 female business leaders and their advice to other female professionals aspiring to top positions, and highlights the positive impact of their leadership on private sector development in emerging and frontier markets. It also provides key gender facts and data on the status of women on boards and in business leadership around the world.

Jun 28, 2019

Fact Sheet: Corporate Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean, June 2019

An overview of the Corporate Governance program in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Jun 28, 2019

Fact Sheet: Gobierno Corporativo en América Latina y el Caribe, Junio 2019

El programa de gobierno corporativo en América Latina y el Caribe apoya a compañías de todo tamaño y estructura, ayudándoles a mejorar su desempeño, acceso financiero y a fortalecer la sostenibilidad aplicando un mejor gobierno corporativo por medio de un enfoque de asesoría integral.

Jun 27, 2019

Women on Boards in Nigeria

The report seeks to answer questions about low level of female representation on Nigerian boards, initiatives that can improve it and how these initiatives can be implemented.

Jun 20, 2019

Gestión del Gobierno Corporativo - Experiencia de la Cámara de Comercio de Medellín para Antioquia - CCMA

Gestión del Gobierno Corporativo - Experiencia de la Cámara de Comercio de Medellín para Antioquia - CCMA

Jun 20, 2019

Gestión de Grupos de Interés Estratégicos: Gobierno Corporativo y Empleados

Gestión de Grupos de Interés Estratégicos: Gobierno Corporativo y Empleados

Jun 20, 2019

Board Gender Diversity in ASEAN

The study advances the case that having women in business leadership positions is good for company performance, confirmed through an analysis of more than 1,000 companies in six countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

May 29, 2019

Research Report on the Corporate Governance Practices of China’s Six Largest Commercial Banks 2019 (in simplified Chinese)

A joint IFC and Deloitte report looks at China’s six largest commercial banks with a focus on the progression of their corporate governance practices.

May 28, 2019

Newsletter: Corporate Governance Updates - January-March 2019

Quarterly newsletter that highlights IFC's corporate governance work around the world, including news and events, latest indicators, media coverage, reports and publications.

May 28, 2019

Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer Supported Childcare in Fiji

This study demonstrates the need and appetite for affordable, accessible and quality childcare services among working parents in Fiji. The study finds that each year, businesses and the public sector in Fiji are losing an average of 12.7 workdays per employee due to the responsibilities of working parents. Absenteeism, lateness, low productivity, distraction, exhaustion and stress – this is the struggle of juggling work and being a parent in a country where childcare options for children aged zero to five are limited, unregulated and inaccessible to most of the population.

May 22, 2019

Fact Sheet: Corporate Governance Codes and Scorecards, May 2019

Corporate governance codes can encourage private sector commitment to good corporate governance, provide guidance for financial and nonfinancial disclosure, stakeholder relations, foster better engagement of minority shareholders and help clarify the roles of managers and directors.

May 17, 2019

Fact Sheet: Disclosure and Transparency Standards in Emerging Markets, May 2019

Th program plays a vital role in building investor confidence and unlocking private sector investments in emerging markets. Responding to the growing demand for higher standards of corporate disclosure and transparency, it provides practical tools and advisory services for companies, stock exchanges and regulators in emerging markets to bring about integrated corporate reporting that includes environmental, social and governance matters.

May 3, 2019

Governance for SME Sustainability and Growth

Private Sector Opinion 43: This paper introduces the IFC Governance Methodology for small and medium enterprises, a governance model designed to support the organic growth of small and mid-size businesses by offering solutions that are fit for purpose through each stage of their evolution.

Apr 4, 2019

Myanmar Corporate Governance Scorecard 2018: A Report on the Assessment of Myanmar Companies

The Myanmar Corporate Governance Scorecard 2018 assesses the performance of 24 companies in Myanmar on the basis of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Corporate Governance Scorecard. The report is the joint work of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar, the Yangon Stock Exchange and the Directorate of Company Investment and Company Administration (DICA).

Mar 28, 2019

We Lead: Five Women Who Drove Company Success in the Middle East and North Africa And How Good Corporate Governance Helped

The publication showcases current women directors from Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen, and Morocco who went through various challenges to reach the leadership tier and to show how corporate governance knowledge helped them in their work.

Mar 12, 2019

Governance and Performance in Emerging Markets

Empirical study on the link between performance and corporate governance of IFC investment clients

Mar 12, 2019

Newsletter: Corporate Governance Updates - October-December 2018

Quarterly newsletter that highlights IFC's corporate governance work around the world, including news and events, latest indicators, media coverage, reports and publications.

Mar 11, 2019

Women on Boards of Companies Listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange

A directory of qualified women directors of CSE listed companies that inspire other women to advance and grow, and showcases the important role women on boards play in Bangladesh in the different industry sectors.

Mar 7, 2019

Fact Sheet: Disclosure and Transparency Toolkit, March 2019

The toolkit supports the broader World Bank Group’s effort to enhance disclosure and transparency standards in the countries and companies it works with, either as an investor or an adviser, through better annual reporting. It provides guidance on preparing comprehensive and integrated annual reports that include critical environmental, social, and governance information to companies, stock exchanges, market regulators and investors alike.

Mar 6, 2019

Women on Boards of Companies Listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange, 2nd edition

An updated directory of qualified women directors of CSE listed companies that inspire other women to advance and grow, and showcases the important role women on boards play in Sri Lanka in the different industry sectors.

Mar 5, 2019

The Case for Gender Diversity Among Sri Lanka’s Business Leadership

The publication makes the case for greater gender diversity on Sri Lanka’s corporate boards and in senior management by identifying a correlation between financial performance and gender diversity in Sri Lanka’s 30 largest listed companies. It also offers practical and relevant strategies to narrow the gender gap in the Sri Lankan context.

Feb 5, 2019

Corporate Governance Scores 2018

The third Indian Corporate Governance Scorecard presents the scores of 150 Indian companies and provides investors, regulators and stakeholders key information to help assess governance practices at the corporate level in Indian markets. The first India’s scorecard was issued in December 2016 and announced the scores of 30 companies. The second edition announced the scores of 100 companies.

Dec 13, 2018

Newsletter: Corporate Governance Updates - July-September 2018

Quarterly newsletter that highlights IFC's corporate governance work around the world, including news and events, latest indicators, media coverage, reports and publications.