New ACDG call minutes
Our first ACGA Corporate Discussion Group (ACDG) call for this year was held on March 22. The meeting minutes are available on our Premium Content page.
New Asia Regional Briefing
ACGA's new bimonthly briefing for members covering corporate governance developments in 11 Asian markets in January and February in 2016 is now available on our Premium Content page.
Two New Advocacy Submissions
We have started the new year with two new advocacy submissions to SGX on its Sustainability Reporting Guideline and the TWSE on its Stewardship Principles of Institutional Investors. For details of these two submissions, please click here.
First COO for ACGA
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Padma Venkat as the first Chief Operating Officer of ACGA. Please see the story under "ACGA News" for further details of Padma's role within ACGA and her biography.
ACGA 2016 Conference -- Returning to Japan
Our annual conference this year will take place at the Conrad Hotel Tokyo over November 15-16, 2016. Please save these dates and check our website for programme and registration updates.
Enhanced Hong Kong ESG Reporting Guide
On December 21, 2015, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) released the conclusions of a 2015 consultation on enhancing its ESG Reporting Guide. The outcome of this exercise was largely positive: see our highlights of the main changes. See also our earlier submission to the Exchange.
Letter to FSA Japan on New Codes
In December, ACGA wrote to the Financial Services Agency in Japan on the implementation of the country's new Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes. See the story under "ACGA News" for more details.
ACGA 2015 Annual Conference: Summary Report
Our 2015 Annual Conference, the "Asian Business Dialogue on Corporate Governance 2015", took place in Malaysia over November 3-4, 2015. The event brought together more than 230 delegates from companies, institutional investors, regulators and other market participants around the region and internationally. For highlights of the keynote speeches, plenary and workshop discussions, please see our summary report under "ACGA News".