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Global Corporate Governance Forum lessons learned series

October 2007 - present

 

This series allows the IFC Global Corporate Governance Forum to share lessons learned and good practices during development-oriented advisory services and investment operations. The Forum develops advanced knowledge and training products promoting good practices in corporate governance and facilitates capacity building of director training organizations engaged in implementing corporate governance reforms.

 

 

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Strengthening risk governance in banks : lessons from the design and implementation of the forum's financial markets recovery project (English)

The global financial crisis exposed weaknesses in banks' corporate governance systems, particularly their risk management policies and procedures. ... See More +

Brief 62989 JUN 01, 2011

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Network of Corporate Governance Institutes in Latin America : bonding over common objectives while meeting local needs (English)

This is the story of a group of Corporate Governance Institutes in Latin America that realized that there is strength, and leverage, in numbers. ... See More +

Brief 64996 JUN 01, 2011

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Building a successful corporate governance institute in less than one year : how the Baltic institute became a reality and what others can learn from it (English)

It typically takes several years and over a million dollars to establish a functional corporate governance institute. Incorporation, staffing, policy research, training programs, marketing, and public relations take time and money. ... See More +

Brief 62990 MAY 01, 2011

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Corporate governance scorecard : versatile tool for companies, investors, and regulators - experiences from Southeast Europe and East Asia (English)

Companies with strong governance practices achieve higher market valuations. However, once good practices have been adopted, how can a board know whether its company remains on track? ... See More +

Brief 62991 MAR 15, 2011

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Corporate governance scorecard : versatile tool for companies, investors, and regulators - experiences from Southeast Europe and East Asia (Russian)

Companies with strong governance practices achieve higher market valuations. However, once good practices have been adopted, how can a board know whether its company remains on track? ... See More +

Brief 62991 MAR 15, 2011

English Disclosed

Business reporting beyond numbers : looking for the good, the bad, and the ugly in corporate governance (English)

Journalists routinely report on the issues that constitute corporate governance, such as conflicts of interest and fraudulent accounting. Yet, the term corporate governance is seldom used, barely recognized, and low if not nonexistent on the list of newsworthy subjects that reporters tend to pitch to their editors. ... See More +

Brief 58566 OCT 01, 2010

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Institutes share successes and challenges in training Board Directors to lead Corporate Governance reforms (English)

This report intends to assist institutes of directors and others in comprehending and applying the core success factors and in overcoming the challenges related to corporate governance. ... See More +

Brief 56613 JUN 01, 2010

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Forum to expand global leadership in new phase of initiatives (English)

The Forum's successes are generating ever-increasing demands to help developing countries and emerging markets deepen their corporate governance capacity. ... See More +

Brief 56612 MAY 01, 2010

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Improving Banks' corporate governance practices in South East Europe (English)

Countries worldwide were hit, some harder than others, by the combination of risky lending and highly leveraged investment strategies by Western financial institutions that quickly engulfed the globe in an economic and financial crisis between 2007 and 2009. ... See More +

Brief 56611 FEB 01, 2010

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Walking the talk : how the Brazilian institute of corporate governance succeeds : Praticando o que prega : O Sucesso do Instituto Brasileiro de Governanca Corporativa. (Portuguese)

The paper discusses how the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC) set up its own governance structure, gained credibility in the business community, and achieved long term sustainability.The IBGC is generally regarded as a success story, having earned credit for setting high standards and positively influencing the market. ... See More +

Brief 52185 DEC 15, 2009

Chinese, English Disclosed

Walking the talk : how the Brazilian institute of corporate governance succeeds (Chinese)

The paper discusses how the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC) set up its own governance structure, gained credibility in the business community, and achieved long term sustainability.The IBGC is generally regarded as a success story, having earned credit for setting high standards and positively influencing the market. ... See More +

Brief 52185 DEC 15, 2009

Portuguese, English Disclosed

Thomson Reuters Foundation and Forum train journalists to report on corporate governance issues : as watchdogs, reporters help investors to detect wrongdoing and seek reforms to improve companies' performance (English)

The Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Global Corporate Governance Forum jointly developed and now run a unique program to help journalists strengthen their reporting about issues related to corporate governance. ... See More +

Brief 52754 DEC 01, 2009

Disclosed

Partnerships in India leverage strengths for success : local business commitment and securities regulator's support provide strong foundation for India to move forward with corporate governance (English)

Through partnerships that the Global Corporate Governance Forum has been forging in India, local institutions are leveraging their resources to build capacity, broaden awareness, and achieve progress in gaining broad acceptance by businesses for corporate governance best practices. ... See More +

Brief 52113 OCT 01, 2009

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How Bangladesh is making progress : corporate governance effort is central to sustainable development (English)

The article demonstrates how the Forum helps Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) to leverage global expertise and advocate its programs among different private sector shareholders and regulators. ... See More +

Brief 52114 AUG 01, 2009

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For the public good : pro bono work of private sector advisors advances corporate governance initiatives (English)

To advance corporate governance in emerging market and developing countries, the global corporate governance forum mobilizes its unique and extensive network of business leaders, the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG). ... See More +

Brief 49165 APR 01, 2009

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Sharing expertise on developing corporate governance codes (English)

To increase the number of experts who can help countries develop and improve their corporate governance codes, the forum organized a knowledge management workshop on "supporting the development of corporate governance codes of best practice." ... See More +

Brief 47720 FEB 01, 2009

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Walking the talk : how the Brazilian institute of corporate governance succeeds (English)

The paper discusses how the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC) set up its own governance structure, gained credibility in the business community, and achieved long term sustainability.The IBGC is generally regarded as a success story, having earned credit for setting high standards and positively influencing the market. ... See More +

Brief 52185 DEC 01, 2008

Portuguese, Chinese Disclosed

Improving market enforcement, preventing fraud in South East Europe (English)

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. ... See More +

Brief 52184 OCT 01, 2008

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Implementing corporate governance codes in MENA (English)

Interest in corporate governance was building throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as the region's countries and territories underwent rapid transition amid strong economic growth, financial sector reform, and rising demands for private sector development. ... See More +

Brief 52183 AUG 01, 2008

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Corporate governance leadership program : assessment stimulates program thrust (English)

It has been almost a decade since the global corporate governance forum expanded the operating platform for businesses in developing countries beyond the traditional confines of adherence to laws and regulations. ... See More +

Brief 44528 APR 01, 2008

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Strengthening risk governance in banks : lessons from the design and implementation of the forum's financial markets recovery project (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62989 Brief
Network of Corporate Governance Institutes in Latin America : bonding over common objectives while meeting local needs (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 64996 Brief
Building a successful corporate governance institute in less than one year : how the Baltic institute became a reality and what others can learn from it (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 62990 Brief
Corporate governance scorecard : versatile tool for companies, investors, and regulators - experiences from Southeast Europe and East Asia (English)
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MAR 15, 2011 62991 Brief Russian
Corporate governance scorecard : versatile tool for companies, investors, and regulators - experiences from Southeast Europe and East Asia (Russian)
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MAR 15, 2011 62991 Brief English
Business reporting beyond numbers : looking for the good, the bad, and the ugly in corporate governance (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 58566 Brief
Institutes share successes and challenges in training Board Directors to lead Corporate Governance reforms (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56613 Brief
Forum to expand global leadership in new phase of initiatives (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 56612 Brief
Improving Banks' corporate governance practices in South East Europe (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 56611 Brief
Walking the talk : how the Brazilian institute of corporate governance succeeds : Praticando o que prega : O Sucesso do Instituto Brasileiro de Governanca Corporativa. (Portuguese)
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DEC 15, 2009 52185 Brief Chinese, English
Walking the talk : how the Brazilian institute of corporate governance succeeds (Chinese)
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DEC 15, 2009 52185 Brief Portuguese, English
Thomson Reuters Foundation and Forum train journalists to report on corporate governance issues : as watchdogs, reporters help investors to detect wrongdoing and seek reforms to improve companies' performance (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52754 Brief
Partnerships in India leverage strengths for success : local business commitment and securities regulator's support provide strong foundation for India to move forward with corporate governance (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 52113 Brief
How Bangladesh is making progress : corporate governance effort is central to sustainable development (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 52114 Brief
For the public good : pro bono work of private sector advisors advances corporate governance initiatives (English)
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APR 01, 2009 49165 Brief
Sharing expertise on developing corporate governance codes (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 47720 Brief
Walking the talk : how the Brazilian institute of corporate governance succeeds (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 52185 Brief Portuguese, Chinese
Improving market enforcement, preventing fraud in South East Europe (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 52184 Brief
Implementing corporate governance codes in MENA (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 52183 Brief
Corporate governance leadership program : assessment stimulates program thrust (English)
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APR 01, 2008 44528 Brief