Corporate Governance

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Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA)

The Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) is a not for profit membership organization. It is committed to collaborating with investors and companies in enforcing corporate governance in Asia. Its membership is composed of close to 100 leading global and regional financial institutions, pension funds, and fund managers. The website covers a wide range of topics in corporate governance by providing articles, reports, publications, and major corporate governance links in East and Southeast Asian countries. Certain content of the site is only available for paid members.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 15, 2014

Tags: Region Specific , Asia

Caux Roundtable - Principles for Business

The Caux Roundtable is an international network of business leaders who work with business and political leaders to strengthen private enterprise and public governance to improve the global community. Principles for Business seeks to express a worldwide standard for ethical and responsible corporate behavior and is offered as a base for better understanding among business and leaders worldwide.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is a non-profit associate of the United States Chamber of Commerce. Its goal is to encourage democracy through private enterprise and market reform. Specific articles, publications, and helpful resources regarding corporate governance can be found on the site.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) is an international, scientific non-profit association. Its main goal is to deliver impartial information on corporate governance and work to improve any issues in the area. The site offers research reports, publications, as well as conferences and lectures free of charge, but membership is required for specific reports.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 15, 2014

Tags: Europe , Region Specific

Germany: German Corporate Governance Code

This official website of the Commission of German Corporate Governance Code provides the newest version of German Corporate Governance Code and news related to corporate governance topics in Germany in order to promote transparency.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Country Specific , Germany

Global Corporate Governance Forum (GCGF)

Global Corporate Governance Forum (GCGF) was created through a cooperation of World Bank Group and The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The site features corporate governance papers based on conferences and forums and a section of toolkits for assistance in creating a corporate governance strategy. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

Global Integrity

Global Integrity generates, synthesizes, and disseminates credible, comprehensive and timely information on governance and corruption trends around the world. In addition to in-depth country reports, the site offers a proprietary index that assesses the performance of various countries over multiple indicators.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

globalEDGE Module: Organizational Structure of Multinational Corporations

The Organizational Structure of Multinational Companies (MNC's) module provides information on the following: the basics of organizational structures of multinational companies, different organizational structures, different forms of corporate strategies; and how MNCs try to find the right combination of organizational structure and strategy. A case study on Proctor and Gamble’s structural reorganization is also provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global , Online Course Modules

International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) is a non profit entity that exchanges information on corporate governance issues, examines corporate governance principles, and promotes corporate standards and guidelines. Documents and conferences on corporate governance can be found on this site and are free to download in PDF format.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) - Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct addressed to multinational enterprises themselves. Specific guidelines targeted at Multinational Corporations outline principles and standards of behavior in areas such as: labor relations, environment, bribery, competition, taxation, science and technology. Includes specific advice on the implementation of standards and appropriate reporting procedures.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

Respondanet

With a goal of providing information on accountability and anti-corruption as well as allowing for the free flow of ideas, Respondanet offers publications and reports on anti-corruption, financial management, ethics, governance, etc. Articles are also included in the site and cover similar topics.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

The Encyclopedia of Corporate Governance

The Encyclopedia of Corporate Governance (Encycogov) is an academic publication geared toward students, academics, business people and government officials. It provides well-documented web-based resources on topics pertaining to corporate governance.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

The Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance

The Program on Corporate Governance is focused on facilitating research and scholarship on corporate governance. The website provides working papers, upcoming events and conferences, possible courses, and other online resources that pertain to corporate governance.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

Transparency International: Bribe Payers Index

This most recent Bribe Players Index (BPI) is produced by Transparency International (TI), a non-governmental organization developed to combat corruption. The BPI ranks around 30 of the world’s wealthiest and economically dominant countries by the likelihood of their firms to pay bribes abroad.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

World Bank: Collaborative Governance

World Bank Collaborative Governance aims to help develop the capacity of client countries to implement, support, and sustain governance reforms. The website contains a variety of resources such as videos and slideshows relating to corporate governance, external links to supporting institutions, a library of documents, and a "what's new" section which lists the most current blog posts and news articles.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 2, 2014

Tags: Global

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