What makes board directors and top executives from 19 leading Latin American companies carve out two or three days from their busy schedules—every year?
The Latin American Companies Circle held its sixth annual meeting in November in Lima, Peru. Participants reviewed two draft reports (on annual general meeting practices and on board evaluations), discussed case studies of good-practice corporate governance reforms by its members, and set the 2012 agenda.
The Companies Circle is an initiative of the Latin American Roundtable and is supported by IFC, the OECD, and the Forum. Established in 2005, it quickly earned a reputation as one of the region’s most vibrant and effective advocates for good corporate governance. The Companies Circle provides private sector input into the work of the Roundtable and, increasingly more important, a forum where directors and top executives can frankly discuss corporate governance issues of common concern and share practical solutions.
“What makes the Companies Circle unique is the sharing of experiences by its members with one another but also with companies throughout Latin America,” says… (continue reading)