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Sep 25, 2018

Corporate Governance Case Studies in Timor-Leste

The report highlights IFC’s corporate governance work in Timor-Leste with Kaebauk Investimentu No Finansas, a microfinance institution that provides microloans to women in poor rural and urban populations and plans to expand into non-financial offerings like agriculture and business development training, financial literacy classes and environmental services.

Sep 19, 2018

Fact Sheet: The Latin American Companies Circle, September 2018

The Latin American Companies Circle is a unique initiative launched in May 2005 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It brings together a group of leading Latin American companies who have adopted good corporate governance practices in order to provide private sector input into the work of corporate governance regional development and to share their experiences with each other and other companies in the region and beyond.

Aug 23, 2018

Newsletter: Corporate Governance Updates - April-June 2018

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

Aug 13, 2018

Brochure: Women on Boards and in Business Leadership Training, July 2018

This brochure provides an overview of the IFC Women on Boards and in Business leadership training including the four modules in which participants gain skills in addressing critical barriers to gender equality and championing it in the boardroom, and adopting strategies used by successful companies worldwide to boost women’s participation at senior levels of business.

Jul 26, 2018

Brochure: ESG Advisory Services in Europe and Central Asia - Creating Value for Companies in the Real Sector, July 2018

IFC helps companies improve their ESG performance by bringing international best practices to local markets and helping build market movers. IFC works with businesses to identify their ESG gaps, critical risks, and opportunities and provides tailormade and cost-effective ESG solutions to support the sustainable growth of companies.

Jul 26, 2018

Corporate Governance Case Studies in Vietnam

The report highlights success stories of IFC’s corporate governance work in Vietnam with TMG, the leading integrated travel and hospitality group in South Asia that specializes in destination management services, hospitality, aviation and online travel agent services; VPBank, a recently listed private joint-stock commercial bank that provides commercial and retail banking products and services in Vietnam; and Vinamilk, chosen as the first ever Vietnamese representative for Forbes’s 50 Best Listed Firms in the Asia Pacific 2016, that mainly produces and distributes condensed milk, powdered milk, fresh milk, soya milk, yogurt, ice-cream, cheese, fruit juice and beverage, and other milk-based products.

Jul 12, 2018

Fact Sheet: Corporate Governance and Microfinance Institutions, July 2018

This fact sheet is an overview of IFC’s work with microfinance institutions (MFIs) in countries where IFC operates. It helps them strengthen their systems, structures, and relationships so they can set and meet objectives, manage risks and opportunities, and monitor performance.

Jul 11, 2018

Fact Sheet: Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises, July 2018

The fact sheet is an overview of IFC’s corporate governance work with state-owned enterprises. SOEs account for 20 percent of investment, 5 percent of employment, and up to 40 percent of domestic output in countries around the world. IFC’s efforts are integrated into the World Bank Group’s broader SOE reform work and involve delivering critical services in key economic sectors, which includes corporate governance and financial management.

Jul 5, 2018

Synthesis Report: 6th International Research Conference on Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

This synthesis report presents the outcome of the 6th International Conference organized by the Emerging Markets Corporate Governance Network

Jun 28, 2018

Family Business Governance Handbook in Amharic

This is an Amharic translation of the IFC Family Business Governance Handbook, which is a concise and practical description of essential family business governance components and suggested approaches to resolving common family business governance dilemmas.

Jun 7, 2018

Newsletter: Corporate Governance Updates - January-March 2018

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

Jun 3, 2018

Indonesia Corporate Governance Manual, 2nd Edition

The 2nd edition incorporates recent corporate governance changes applicable to public and listed companies in Indonesia and captures major developments in the global landscape. The manual is a learning tool meant to help Indonesian companies at different developmental stages to better understand the value and benefits of good corporate governance. It gives an overview of how companies could improve their corporate governance and provides a bridge between internationally recognized best practices and local laws, codes and regulations.

May 30, 2018

Stress Testing Corporate Governance

Private Sector Opinion 41: This compendium looks at the development of corporate governance since the financial crisis and asks whether governance rules and practices have developed in a way that positions companies better to address systemic risk.

May 24, 2018

Gender Diversity in Ghanaian Boardrooms

This publication provides a baseline exploration into gender diversity in the Ghanaian boardroom. It examines gender diversity—across sectors, ownership types, legal status, listing status, and a number of organizational and board-level characteristics—to provide empirical evidence to guide the development of organizational and national policy.

May 17, 2018

Fact Sheet: Corporate Governance Development Framework, May 2018

The Corporate Governance Development Framework is a common approach on how to address corporate governance risks and opportunities in investment operations in emerging markets. Based on IFC’s Corporate Governance Methodology, the CGDF provides signatory institutions a platform for evaluating and enhancing governance practices in their investee companies.

May 14, 2018

What We Learned about Corporate Governance and Code Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

The report presents 10 lessons learned attained over more than two decades of experience in code development in South Africa and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

May 3, 2018

Corporate Governance Case Studies in Cambodia

The report highlights IFC’s corporate governance work in Cambodia with Amret, a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia that serves micro, small and medium enterprises and provides financial services to rural and urban clients including farmers, small businesses and households.

Apr 2, 2018

Fact Sheet: Corporate Governance and Small and Medium Enterprises, April 2018

IFC provides governance training and advisory services for founders and owners of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with high growth potential. The training and services are based on IFC’s SME Governance Methodology, the first and only tool of its kind on the market.

Mar 29, 2018

Recommendations for Corporate Governance Guidelines for Non-Listed and Family-Owned Companies in Colombia (in Spanish)

The report analyzed the effectiveness of the 2009 Colombian Corporate Governance Guide for Closed and Family-Owned Businesses and proposed detailed recommendations based on an analysis of global developments and best practices over the past decade. The recommendations focus on the role of technology, sustainability, ESG and transparency practices.

Mar 14, 2018

Women on Boards of Companies Listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange, 1st edition

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 Sri Lanka in the different industry sectors.

Feb 27, 2018

The State of Governance at State-Owned Enterprises

Private Sector Opinion 40: Commercial enterprises that are owned and controlled by governments continue to constitute a significant portion of business activity in many parts of the world. This paper examines three critical areas for strengthening the quality of governance of state-owned firms—professionalizing government ownership, strengthening commercial orientation, and developing stronger, more independent boards—and the challenges involved in implementing reforms.

Feb 15, 2018

Newsletter: Corporate Governance Updates - October-December 2017

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

Jan 17, 2018

CG Focus Indonesia: Improving Information Disclosure, Issue 5

The Financial Services Authority of Indonesia has introduced a regulation that requires public companies to disclose pertinent company information, including financial statements, company’s performance, ownership and shareholding, and corporate governance implementation in an accurate and timely manner. This note provides guidance based on the recommendations in the regulation and leading international practices.

Jan 15, 2018

Beyond the Balance Sheet - IFC Toolkit for Disclosure and Transparency

Disclosure and transparency have become increasingly relevant for IFC as the field of corporate governance has expanded from purely board-related matters to include engagement with various external stakeholders. The Toolkit is a part of a broader effort to enhance disclosure and transparency in countries and companies IFC works with either as investors or advisers.

Jan 9, 2018

Corporate Governance Scores S&P BSE 100 companies

The report presents the corporate governance scores of companies forming the S&P BSE 100 index. The scores are based on the Indian Corporate Governance Scorecard Methodology that is a set of 70 questions based on the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance.