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2 Jun 2015
This report looks at similarities among successful IoD networks and analyzes the benefits and key takeaways from networks in Latin America, Africa, North America, and Europe to leverage synergies to develop effective and sustainable networks.
24 Jan 2014
Certification programs trigger debates among corporate governance experts: some are strongly against it, saying nothing can replace real boardroom experience, while others see it as a valid method for improving the knowledge and skills of directors. In April 2013, we raised this question with over 70 director training organizations to better understand the benefits and challenges of certification and to compare experiences.
30 May 2013
In 2010 the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC) reached out to IFC’s Global Corporate Governance Forum for support in its South-South collaboration project with Mozambique. Initially envisioned as a short series of training workshops, the project evolved into a long-term partnership that benefited all parties and provided some valuable lessons on how to make such South-South collaboration work.
15 Apr 2013
Boards will inevitably confront disputes involving corporate governance issues that they often are ill-equipped to resolve. Yet few directors see the need to learn about alternative dispute resolution approaches - until they end up with a ineffective board or costly and destructive litigation. For the enterprising corporate governance capacity-building organization, there is a market for helping directors acquire necessary skills and knowledge to manage intense deliberations and conflict.
9 Jul 2012
The Azerbaijan Corporate Governance Project worked to improve corporate governance practices in Azerbaijani companies and commercial banks, and to strengthen the relevant regulatory framework for corporate governance. The project is an excellent example of the strength in leveraging global-local partnerships, and of a collaborative use of different advisory services products.
16 Sep 2011
This SmartLesson describes the initiative in Jordan and Pakistan, which will be an adaptable model for other select countries in the region.
15 Jun 2011
A group of corporate governance institutes in Latin America that realized that there is strength and leverage in numbers. By forming a network, these institutes benefited from otherwise inaccessible information and know-how, improved their performance, and enhanced their reputations in their own countries. In a short time the Latin American Network of Corporate Governance Institutes (IGCLA) has empowered its members with a network of connections and tools. This publication outlines key steps that the IGCLA has taken to achieve success.
15 Jun 2011
This publication shares knowledge our staff has developed during more than a decade of designing and implementing corporate governance projects.
15 May 2011
Lessons Learned. In 2009, a handful of dedicated volunteers, with the aid of a few well-placed connections, sparked a movement that led to creation of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance (BICG) and its world-class deliverables.
15 Mar 2011
Lessons Learned. Scorecards have been adopted by companies, investors, and regulators in many emerging market and developing countries. They serve as a solution for investors and analysts to assess the quality of a company's governance.
15 Mar 2011
Извлеченные уроки. В данной публикации авторы поделятся опытом разработки и эффективного применения оценочных карт.
15 Oct 2010
Lessons Learned. This paper aims to help business journalists track down corporate governance stories, ask the right questions to uncover critical information, and explain complex subjects to the public.
15 Jun 2010
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.
15 Jan 2010
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.
15 Feb 2009
Lessons Learned. The first workshop on supporting corporate governance codes and scorecards in developing countries includes lessons learned from South Africa and Egypt.
15 Oct 2008
Lessons Learned. As capital markets in South East Europe (SEE) grow rapidly so does a higher risk of fraud. A workshop provided steps to achieve efficient surveillance and investigatory powers and techniques to press market manipulation cases and identify enforcement challenges.
15 Aug 2008
Lessons Learned. In 2006, the Forum saw an opportunity to be a catalyst in fostering national codes of corporate governance in Middle East and North Africa, working in partnership with the regional IFC Advisory Services.
15 Apr 2008
Lessons Learned. Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training Resources toolkit offers helpful materials to enhance competencies and skills for board directors.
15 Feb 2008
Lessons Learned. On the brink of Bulgaria’s accession to the European Union, a task force comprised of private and public experts was set up to develop a national Corporate Governance Code. Learn how the task force monitored progress and updates to the corporate practice and legislation.
15 Dec 2007
Lessons Learned. In April 2007 15 business leaders formed the Institute of Corporate Governance Panama thanks to the counsel and support of the Forum. The founders use the Forum’s toolkit for Institutes of Directors for assistance in making key decisions.
15 Oct 2007
Lessons Learned. To attract investors, Mozambique business leaders formed a committee to improve boards and promote good corporate governance practices.