Hong Kong

“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 […]

“ESG is new buzzword for listed companies, investors in HK, Asia as regulations tighten” – South China Morning Post – June 12, 2016

On June 12, 2016 South China Morning Post reported on new listing requirements for Hong Kong listed companies, requiring companies to report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and compliance with laws as well as regulations.  According to South China Morning Post, “(m)andatory disclosures by Hong Kong companies about policies and how they plan […]