Malaysia

“Malaysia launches revised Corporate Governance Code” – Manifest – May 3, 2017

On May 3, 2017 Manifest reported that Malaysia has a revised corporate governance code that embraces integrated reporting. According to the article, the Malaysian Securities Commission said that “a key feature of the new code was the introduction of the Comprehend, Apply and Report (CARE) approach, and the shift from ‘comply or explain’ to ‘apply or explain […]

“Trends: ESG funds making their presence felt” – The Edge Malysia – April 4, 2017

An article published on April 4, 2017 in The Edge Malaysia reports that (l)ocal funds that adhere to the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria are performing well in both the conventional and shariah space. This has boosted investor confidence in such funds.”  One of the funds profiled in the article is the wholesale […]