ISO 26000 – Social responsibility resource Standards and Guidelines OCEG Reviewed
The International Standards Organization (ISO) website on ISO 26000:2010 Guidance on social responsibility. This site contains a project overview, summary of the standard, resources and FAQs. ISO 26000 was finalized in 2010.
The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility (June 2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: This report discusses the business case for CSR—that is, what justifies the allocation of resources by the business community to advance a certain socially responsible cause. The business case is concerned with the following question: what tangible benefits do business organizations reap from engaging in CSR initiatives?
Singapore, Consultation Paper on Proposed Revisions to the Code of Corporate Governance (June 2011) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
From the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 14 June 2011.
BoardroomDirect -- Alert: SEC issues final whistleblower rules (PwC, 2011) resource Books / Publications OCEG Reviewed
This special edition of PwC's BoardroomDirect notifies corporate directors and management that the SEC issued its final rules for the whistleblower provisions contained in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The final rules were approved by the SEC at its meeting on May 25, 2011.
EU, Corporate governance reform - consultation (2011) resource National Laws OCEG Reviewed
As part of a wider reform of EU corporate law, the Commission is now examining how to strengthen the rules and make them less dependent on self-regulation. Managers and boards of directors would be held more accountable for their decisions.
Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Principles of Corporate Governance for Listed Companies (Rev. Edition 2009) resource Guides OCEG Reviewed
The Principles of Corporate Governance for Listed Companies were formulated at the TSE in March of 2004 based on suggestions made by the Listed Company Corporate Governance Committee.
Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Listed Companies White Paper on Corporate Governance 2011 resource White Papers OCEG Reviewed
TSE conducted a comprehensive analysis of the current corporate governance situation of TSE listed companies and issued the "TSE Listed Companies White Paper on Corporate Governance 2011."
Green paper on the EU corporate governance framework (2011) resource Guides OCEG Reviewed
The Commission has adopted a Green Paper on corporate governance in Europe which launches a public consultation on possible ways forward to improve existing corporate governance mechanisms. The Green Paper contains three chapters: boards, shareholders and the comply-or-explain principle. The objective of the Green Paper is to have a broad debate on the issues raised.
Government Auditing Standards: 2010 Exposure Draft (GAO) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
Summary: This letter describes the process used by GAO for revising GAGAS, summarizes the proposed major changes, discusses proposed effective dates, and provides instructions for submitting comments on the proposed standards.