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“HSBC Updates Palm Oil Policy” – Chain Reaction Research – February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017 Chain Reaction Research reported that HSBC had substantially strengthened its policies regarding investment in the palm oil industry.  Its new policies are in line with the No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) guidelines.  Also, HSBC will join the Banking Environment Initiative and the Tropical Forest Alliance. You may read more […]

“2016 HKIoD Corporate Governance Score-card” – Hong King Institute of Directors – February 14, 2017

On February 14, 2017 the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (KHIoD) announced the results of the 2016 KHIoD Corporate Governance Scorecard. In a press release, the HKIoD explained:  “The surveyed sample consisted of 120 firms versus 121 in the last survey in 2012. The survey also corresponded to the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance (2015 […]