Corporate Governance

“Investors in companies that do good do better” – Financial Times – July 20, 2017

On July 6, 2017 the Financial Times reported that “(e)quity indices comprised of ESG-compliant companies outperform benchmark emerging market indices, according to data from MSCI. In fact, the MSCI EM ESG Leaders Index has been outstripping the MSCI EM benchmark consistently since the 2008/09 financial crisis. In June, the outperformance gap reached a record of […]

“Women directors in Pakistan to more than double in three years” – DAWN – July 3, 2017

On July 3, 2017 DAWN reported that the Companies Act 2017 of Pakistan – passed by Parliament on May 24, 2017 – “requires public interest companies to have such representation of women directors as specified by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).” According to the article, through its revised corporate governance code, the SECP […]