Corporate Governance

“Exchange in Focus: Egyptian FRA requires women on boards” – SSE Initiative – September 30, 2019

On September 30, 2019, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative reported that “Dr. Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), has announced that amendments to the listing rules in the Egyptian Exchange have been proposed to ensure women’s representation on the governing board of companies. Dr. Omran issued decrees number (123 and 124) […]

“Is it time to ditch Brazil? ESG managers tackle Amazon chaos” – Citywire – August 27, 2019

On August 27, 2019 Citywire reported that “(f)ires in the Amazon came to the fore last week and continue to generate attention after the Brazilian government rejected the G7’s offer of $22 million in aid.  In the world of finance, asset management firms were reluctant to offer immediate responses to the crisis despite the increased […]