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The Manual provides executives, directors, and shareholders of companies with a comprehensive summary of the corporate governance framework and practices prevalent in the world today, and a practical toolkit designed to help implement good governance in practice. It is also a learning tool meant to help companies at different developmental stages to better understand the value and benefits of good corporate governance. The Manual 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. Through this, the manual serves as a tool for policymakers to identify gaps and strengthen regulatory framework. It also serves as a teaching tool for students and other interested readers who want to know about the principles, foundations and benefits of good corporate governance.
Adaptations of the Corporate Governance Manual are available for the following countries: