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Mar 31, 2021

Guidelines on Corporate Governance for Listed Companies

The Corporate Governance Guidelines for Listed Companies are intended to raise the corporate governance standards of listed companies in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) to bring them in line with regional and global standards based on the latest G20/OECD1 Principles of Corporate Governance and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) Corporate Governance Scorecard.

Feb 26, 2021

IFC and Lao Securities Commission Office (LSCO): Promoting Best Corporate Governance Practices

This publication showcases how the collaboration between IFC and Lao Securities Commission Office have raised awareness about good corporate governance and identified gaps in policy that have inspired the development of new regulations and standards in social, environmental and governance practices.

Feb 26, 2021

IFC and OJK: Raising the Bar on Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance Standards

This publication showcases how IFC has become part of OJK’s journey in championing pivotal regulatory reforms in corporate governance and sustainable finance in Indonesia.

Feb 26, 2021

Special Guidance: Disclosure and Transparency in Crisis - Increasing Resilience and Building Trust During and After COVID-19

This Special Guidance is designed to help both listed and privately-owned companies disclose what they are doing to manage the economic, environmental, and social impacts of the pandemic, using IFC’s Disclosure and Transparency Framework, which is focused on strategy, governance, and performance.

Dec 31, 2020

IFC Tip Sheet on Virtual Meetings

This tip sheet provides guidance and best practices for corporate secretaries that have developed globally for virtual meetings at both the Board and Shareholder level.

Nov 11, 2020

Disclosure and Transparency During COVID-19 – Increasing Resilience and Building Trust During and After the Pandemic

This tip sheet provides guidance for both listed and privately-owned companies on how to disclose what they are doing to manage the economic, environmental, and social impacts of the pandemic, using IFC’s Disclosure and Transparency Framework, which is focused on strategy, governance, and performance. This framework promotes the issuance of standardized corporate reports and data – and provides investors and key stakeholders with the information they need to assess company resiliency, preparedness, and continued management of material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues both during and after the crisis. It can also provide guidance for stock exchanges and regulators who are adapting their disclosure and transparency framework during COVID-19.

Apr 7, 2020

Tip Sheet for Company Leadership on Crisis Response: Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic

The publication provides company leadership tips on crisis response, from each level of a corporate structure, to ensure the best practices are adopted for short and long-term business implications.

Apr 7, 2020

Portrait of Bangladesh’s Independent Directors (March 2020)

The report is part of IFC’s efforts to recognize the skills, qualifications, and time commitment made by independent directors in Bangladesh.

Dec 3, 2019

Implementing Corporate Governance Practices - A Resource Guide for Microfinance Institutions in Myanmar

This Resource Guide for Microfinance Institutions in Myanmar is part of IFC’s efforts to support the development of a sustainable microfinance sector in Myanmar. This initiative is aligned with IFC’s Financial Institutions Group’s Global Microfinance and Digital Financial Services’ efforts to improve corporate governance for financial inclusion in the region and globally with Myanmar as a pilot country, and IFC’s Corporate Governance program in Myanmar which promotes the adoption of better governance practices in the private sector. The experience and knowledge gained through this initiative will serve to support improvements in corporate governance among microfinance institutions (MFIs) in a variety of contexts.

Nov 30, 2019

Fact Sheet: Women on Boards and in Business Leadership, November 30, 2019

IFC is promoting the business case for increased board gender diversity and helping grow the pipeline of female talent to reach senior management positions. IFC is contributing to this effort by building capacity, raising awareness, and adding to the knowledge base on the value of gender-diverse boards and business leadership in emerging and frontier markets; part of its environment, social and governance work.

Nov 26, 2019

Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare in Myanmar

The report, Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare in Myanmar, was produced by IFC’s Gender Business Group. It contains the findings of the Tackling Childcare Study which found that when companies support their employees to balance their childcare responsibilities with their work obligations, there are many benefits. The findings are intended to provide recommendations for Myanmar businesses on how to better support the needs of working parents and to realize the business benefits of employer-supported childcare.

Oct 25, 2019

Partnering for Impact, IFC and CRMS Indonesia

With IFC’s support, Indonesia’s Center for Risk Management Studies (CRMS) has broadened delivery of its CG training programs to other countries in East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe. Going forward, CRMS Indonesia will continue to build its capacity on ESG issues as it broadens its core services into governance, compliance, and sustainability.

Oct 4, 2019

SME Governance Guidebook

This Guidebook specifically addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by SMEs at the various stages of their lifecycles, offering tailored corporate governance recommendations. The Guidebook includes the Action Planning Tool to help SME owners, investors, and managers take a pragmatic approach to governance, as a means of strengthening their businesses over the long term.

Jul 30, 2019

Women on Board in Egypt - How Gender-Diverse Boards Bring Value to Egyptian Companies

A research study on the relationship between gender diversity on corporate boards and a company’s financial performance in Egypt. The study examines the barriers to female participation on boards, highlights opportunities to increase the number of women in boardrooms and proposes recommendations on how to achieve greater gender equality in the boardroom, build a pipeline of female business leaders, and promote gender-equality practices in the Egyptian labor market.

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.