Nomination closes on September 26. Grab the chance to be recognized
HONG KONG, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Nomination for the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2014, jointly organized by The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies and the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy of Hong Kong Baptist University, will close on September 26. Grab the chance to be recognized. The Awards are open to Hong Kong listed companies in the following categories:
- Main Board Companies: Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies
- Main Board Companies: Hang Seng Composite Index Constituent Companies
- Other Main Board and GEM Companies
These prestigious Awards will recognize those Hong Kong listed companies with outstanding commitment to shareholder rights, compliance, integrity, fairness, responsibility, accountability, transparency, board independence & leadership, and corporate social responsibility, with particular emphasis on innovations and improvement, company culture and business impact.
Candidates will be considered for the Sustainability Excellence Awards if they demonstrate a strong sense of social and environmental commitment.
About the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies
Incorporated in September 2002, CHKLC is a non-profit organization serving listed companies in Hong Kong. The Chamber strives to promote sound corporate governance, function as an effective communication channel between listed companies and regulatory authorities, strengthen the commercial linkage and foster co-operation among listed companies from Hong Kong and Mainland China and uphold Hong Kong’s position as an international trade, commercial and financial centre. Since 2007, the Chamber organises the annual "Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards" jointly with the Hong Kong Baptist University to advocate best practices of corporate governance and recognize excellence, and from 2008 organises the annual "Listed Companies Conference" to provide a forum of discussion of stock market issues on a regular basis, with the 2012 event having been held in Shanghai.
About the Centre for Corporate Governance & Financial Policy of Hong Kong Baptist University
The Centre aspires to be a "Centre of Excellence" on corporate governance in the region. It promotes quality policy and academic research on corporate governance and related financial policy issues covering Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Asia-Pacific economies, with the aim to improve the quality of corporate governance practices. Additionally, the Centre provides professional executive education activities to disseminate knowledge and advance the highest ideals of responsible business leadership. Through consultancy projects, the Centre also assists organizations to design, improve and assess their corporate governance systems and structures.