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Family Business Governance: Examples from Egypt and Colombia

IFC has launched its family business governance video to help raise awareness, build capacity and expand the discussion on the topic to ensure that more family businesses in emerging markets and developing countries have the opportunity to grow in a sustainable manner and to share experiences from IFC clients. This is an area of particular importance to the IFC corporate governance program globally.

Family Business Governance: Examples from Egypt and Colombia

Corporate social responsibility is not only about doing good things (video)

Philip Armstrong, Head of the Global Corporate Governance Forum, speaks about CSR around the world, and emerging trends. IE Business School video.

Good Corporate Governance Saves Money… and Lives

published by The Global Corporate Governance Forum, June 2011.

See what difference good corporate governance makes for a company’s bottom line, and for lives of its customers and partners. The Global Corporate Governance Forum is happy to present stories from Alumni of its Board Leadership Training in Malawi: “Corporate Governance Saves Money… and Lives,” “Increased Lending to Women and Small Businesses” and “Trickle-Down Effect in Human Rights, Labor, Environment, and Anti-Corruption Practices”. 

As part of its project in Malawi, the Forum enhanced the capacity of the Institute of Directors of Malawi by training a cadre of CG trainers. Building on the existing Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training Resources, the Forum and the IODM jointly developed a localized curriculum to respond to the needs of the Malawi market. The trainers are now equipped to provide robust training programs to directors of local companies. Two alumni of the training program illustrate tangible benefits of implementing good corporate governance practices.

Corporate Governance and Risk Management: Making Financial Institutions Better

by Finance Online, December 4th, 2010.

This short video discusses IFC client engagement and the importance of implementing sound corporate governance practices in banks and other financial institutions. It looks at how to manage risks related to credit, market, liquidity and operational issues. Risk management refers to the structures and processes that identify, assess and mitigate all types of risk to an organization. SmartTalk is a series of round table discussions where IFC staff and external guests exchange experiences and discuss different aspects of corporate governance.

Video on The Board/Investor Relations Officer Relationship

by The Boardroom Channel, November 18th, 2010.

TK Kerstetter, President, Corporate Board Member
Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President, NYSE Euronext Inc.
Jeffrey D. Morgan, CAE President & CEO, National Investor Relations Institute

Watch the video here.

Corporate Governance and Private Equity

by Market Observation, October 31st, 2010.

The Re-birth of Private Equity in M&A and the Role of the Board

The changing role of the non-executive board director in today’s world

by Lucy Marcus for Marcus Ventures, October 28th, 2010.

Lucy’s TEDTalk: Lucy spoke at TEDxNewSt about the changing role of the non-executive director in today’s world. She touched on how non-executive board directors need to demand more of themselves and their colleagues, and about being active, engaged, independent, and accountable board members and the different areas that board members need to be looking at today and tomorrow, from social responsibility to diversity, and from engaging with stakeholders to being willing to challenge the company even if it feels uneasy.

More details on the content of the talk be found in Board Directors in Today’s Board Rooms

The Walker Report and the State of UK Corporate Governance

by Andrew Kakabadse, for Andrew & Nada Kakabadse, November 26, 2009.

The Walker report is a lowest common denominator response to addressing corporate governance at UK banks. We need a deep overhaul of the financial system: much better regulation, longer-term thinking, and a break up of the investment banking mindsets which led to the financial crisis.
Giving non-executive directors more powers, scrutinising how they are appointed, or increasing regulation alone will make absolutely no difference.  Non-executive directors already have the powers; it’s the culture of investment banking globally which must change.
Non-executive directors must spend more time understanding the bank on whose board they sit.  They have to understand the culture, get to know the key managers in the bank, and spend more time in the bank appreciating the way business is done there.  Banks also need to spend the resources to ensure their non-executives become familiar…(continue reading)

Corporate Governance Changes at Dell

by Corporate Complianse Insight, October 15, 2009.

Dell has agreed to corporate governance changes as part of settlement with shareholders that was tied to its past financial reporting practices.

Source: Corporate Complianse Insight

Making Calls for Change – Interview to John Wilcox and Charles Rosotti

by Maria Bartiromo for CNBC, September 9, 2009.

Airtime: Wed. Sept. 9 2009 | 3:37 PM ET

Why businesses need to focus on the long-term, with John Wilcox, Sodali chairman; Charles Rossotti, former IRS commissioner; and CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo.

Watch the interview: Fast Money Final Call –

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