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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision-making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. Read More
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One of the 12 key standards for international financial stability used by the Financial Stability Board that form the basis for the corporate governance component of the Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes from the World Bank.
This report examines what countries have achieved in terms of strengthening resilience through better risk management and identifies persisting challenges.
Analyses the corporate governance framework and practices relating to corporate risk management, in the private sector and in state-owned enterprises.
This report hares information about corporate governance practices in OECD countries and a selection of additional jurisdictions. It provides a useful resource for national governments looking to compare their own framework with that of other countries or seeking information about practices in specific jurisdictions.
The Guidelines provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct in areas such as employment and industrial relations, human rights, environment, information disclosure, combating bribery, consumer interests, science and technology, competition, and taxation.
Principles to promote good governance in the entire procurement cycle, from needs assessment to contract management. Also includes a checklist for implementing an integrity framework throughout the entire public procurement cycle and provides a map of risks that can help auditors prevent, as well as detect, fraud and corruption.
Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis: Conclusions and Emerging Good Practices to Enhance Implementation of the Principles
January 1, 2009 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Recommendations to help companies and governments to overcome corporate governance weaknesses and support a more effective implementation of the OECD Principles on Corporate Governance.
February 25, 2015 - Zambia Daily Mail
February 17, 2015 - The Island
February 4, 2015 - Reuters
February 2, 2015 - Institute of Internal Auditors
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