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News and corporate governance : what Dow Jones and Reuters teach us about stewardship (English)

Corporate governance in the media faces an intractable problem. There is an important public interest in the integrity of news, which is the lifeblood of an open society. ... See More +

Working Paper 122614 JAN 01, 2018

Nordberg,Donald Disclosed

Are public credit guarantees worth the hype? (English)

Public credit guarantees have become a popular instrument to try to expand lending to financially constrained firms. In many instances, these schemes have proven useful to increase access to finance. ... See More +

Brief 121486 NOV 01, 2017

Schmukler,Sergio L.; Abraham,Facundo Disclosed

You get what you ask for : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)

Financial consumers often fail to compare across different products and do not choose the most cost-effective product or the one most suitable to their needs. ... See More +

Brief 121110 NOV 01, 2017

Gine,Xavier; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

Corporate sustainability principles (English)

The World Bank manages its internal operations to safeguard the wellbeing of staff as well as the ecosystems, communities, and economies in which we work. ... See More +

Brief 120972 NOV 01, 2017

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Strengthening stakeholder participation (English)

The Financial Services Authority (OJK) of Indonesia has introduced Regulation Number 21/POJK.04/2015 concerning the Implementation of the Corporate Governance Guideline for Public Companies. ... See More +

Brief 121272 OCT 01, 2017

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CG Updates (July - September 2017) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: supporting corporate governance in Iraq; news on corporate governance at IFC : the year in review; Indonesia : diversification and new revenue streams for management consultants; Myanmar : planning underway for new directors’ institute; Vietnam : corporate governance as competitive differentiator for listed companies; Kazakhstan : job exchange for sovereign wealth fund staff leads to deeper collaboration with IFC; Macedonia : senior government officials discuss impact of 3-6-9 reforms on economy and businesses; Ukraine : IFC helps local consultants expand into SME governance services; Peru : annual companies circle meeting focuses on ESG practices and increased investor awareness; Colombia : at event for women on corporate boards, emphasis on governance to strengthen firms; Peru : how good corporate governance helps family businesses avoid common pitfalls; Afghanistan: governance upgrades for ghazanfar bank; Jordan and Pakistan :market-wide improvements through corporate governance codes; Pakistan: accounting firms find new revenue opportunity in SME governance consulting; Bhutan : improving corporate governance and reducing risk for Bhutan’s financial institutions; India: meeting highlights timely business concerns: disclosure, cyber security, SME finance; India : spotlight on corporate boards: making board evaluations more effective; Cote d’ivoire : spreading the word and building skills: good governance is good business; Ghana : building a foundation for the future by teaching governance principles today; Kenya : improving transparency and accountability; working with partners; working with regulators; working with firms; integrating environment, social and governance issues; Media coverage; adapting to new trends : corporate sustainability and the role of the board; reports and publications; corporate governance tool kits and manuals. ... See More +

Newsletter 121271 SEP 01, 2017

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Improving Board effectiveness (English)

The Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK) introduced OJK regulation number 21/POJK.04/2015 concerning the implementation of the corporate governance guideline for public companies. ... See More +

Brief 121267 JUL 01, 2017

Razook,James Christopher; Chaudhry,Mohsin Ali Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defense, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114564 APR 22, 2017

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Quarterly corporate governance network newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes following countries and headings: Peru; United States of America (USA); East Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; Middle East and North Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; South Asia; how good corporate governance facilitates investment in Mongolia; media coverage; IFC’s corporate governance program; and corporate governance toolkits and manuals. ... See More +

Newsletter 115710 MAR 01, 2017

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BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief : Índice de sustentabilidade empresarial BM&FBovespa & as práticas responsáveis de empresas Brasileiras : breve resumo (Portuguese)

BM and FBOVESPA, Latin America’s leading exchange in number of transactions and one of the world’s largest in market value, created the corporate sustainability index (ISE índice de sustentabilidade empresarial) in 2005 with financial support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). ... See More +

Working Paper 111530 JAN 01, 2017

Vives,Antonio English Disclosed

Corporate Governance : the foundation for corporate citizenship and sustainable businesses (English)

Corporate citizenship - a commitment to ethical behavior in business strategy, operations, and culture - has been on the periphery of corporate governance and board leadership, linked mainly to corporate reputation. ... See More +

Working Paper 111747 JAN 01, 2017

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Principles of corporate governance : G20/OECD Các nguyên tắc quản trị công ty (Vietnamese,English)

The G20/Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Principles of Corporate Governance help policy makers evaluate and improve the legal, regulatory, and institutional framework for corporate governance, with a view to supporting economic efficiency, sustainable growth and financial stability. ... See More +

Working Paper 112811 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 4) : 手册(四): 解决公司治理纠纷 (Chinese)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum's fourth toolkit provides practical guidance on how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication can help prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes and consequently contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, and supporting business continuity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62893 JAN 01, 2017

Spanish, English Disclosed

Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 2) : 第二卷:实施 (Chinese)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum's fourth toolkit provides practical guidance on how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication can help prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes and consequently contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, and supporting business continuity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62893 JAN 01, 2017

Spanish, English Disclosed

Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 3) : Capacitación (Spanish)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum's fourth toolkit provides practical guidance on how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication can help prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes and consequently contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, and supporting business continuity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62893 JAN 01, 2017

Chinese, English Disclosed

Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 3) : 第三卷:培训 (Chinese)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum's fourth toolkit provides practical guidance on how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication can help prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes and consequently contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, and supporting business continuity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62893 JAN 01, 2017

Spanish, English Disclosed

Survey says : corporate governance matters to investors in emerging market companies (English)

Financial crises have a way of bringing corporate governance to the foreground. For interested parties wanting to know more, there is an impressive body of research that looks at companies and the connection between strong governance and better performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 114591 JAN 01, 2017

Khanna,Vikramaditya Singh; Zyla,Roman Disclosed

BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief (English)

BM and FBOVESPA, Latin America’s leading exchange in number of transactions and one of the world’s largest in market value, created the corporate sustainability index (ISE índice de sustentabilidade empresarial) in 2005 with financial support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). ... See More +

Working Paper 111530 JAN 01, 2017

Vives,Antonio Portuguese Disclosed

World Bank corporate responsibility strategic plan (English)

This paper includes the following headings: the corporate responsibility strategic plan; significant progress has been made; corporate responsibility mandate has grown since 2001; Sustainability trends highlighted by external stakeholders; the corporate sustainability strategy will focus on key priorities; and a sustainable World Bank is possible. ... See More +

Working Paper 120000 DEC 01, 2016

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News and corporate governance : what Dow Jones and Reuters teach us about stewardship (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122614 Working Paper
Are public credit guarantees worth the hype? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121486 Brief
You get what you ask for : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121110 Brief
Corporate sustainability principles (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120972 Brief
Strengthening stakeholder participation (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121272 Brief
CG Updates (July - September 2017) (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121271 Newsletter
Improving Board effectiveness (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 121267 Brief
Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114564 Board Report
Quarterly corporate governance network newsletter (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 115710 Newsletter
BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief : Índice de sustentabilidade empresarial BM&FBovespa & as práticas responsáveis de empresas Brasileiras : breve resumo (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 111530 Working Paper English
Corporate Governance : the foundation for corporate citizenship and sustainable businesses (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111747 Working Paper
Principles of corporate governance : G20/OECD Các nguyên tắc quản trị công ty (Vietnamese,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112811 Working Paper
Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 4) : 手册(四): 解决公司治理纠纷 (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 62893 Working Paper Spanish, English
Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 2) : 第二卷:实施 (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 62893 Working Paper Spanish, English
Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 3) : Capacitación (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 62893 Working Paper Chinese, English
Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 3) : 第三卷:培训 (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 62893 Working Paper Spanish, English
Survey says : corporate governance matters to investors in emerging market companies (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114591 Working Paper
BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111530 Working Paper Portuguese
World Bank corporate responsibility strategic plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 120000 Working Paper
Minutes of meetings of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and the Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA held on November 1, 2016 record of approvals October 28 thru November 1 (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110399 Minutes