Repurposing governance – mind the credibility gap

Repurposing governance – mind the credibility gap

Under the theme, Repurposing in Changing Times – the Company, Governance and the Governance Professional, the Institute’s latest Corporate Governance Conference (CGC) explored the way governance needs to be ‘repurposed’ to be part of the solution to the many...

Harmonising global sustainability reporting standards

Harmonising global sustainability reporting standards

The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) was launched last year by the IFRS Foundation to develop a global baseline of sustainability-related disclosures. As a Vice-Chair of the IFRS Foundation, Senior Partner in the Hong Kong office of Freshfields...

Diversity and inclusion – The importance of walking the talk

Diversity and inclusion – The importance of walking the talk

Session three of the Institute’s CGC 2022 provided insights and practical suggestions on how to get beyond the current disconnect between messaging and action when it comes to diversity and inclusion. As discussed in the first cover story this month, the emerging...

Foreign source income exemption for passive income

Foreign source income exemption for passive income

Agnes Cheung, Director and Head of Tax, and Abigail Li, Director, BDO Tax Ltd, summarise recent proposals to refine Hong Kong’s foreign source income exemption (FSIE) regime for passive income and discuss what companies should now be considering in preparation. The...

A proposed revised conceptual model for ESG

A proposed revised conceptual model for ESG

Professor Simon SM Ho, President, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, and Anthony Tyen, Director, Provident Governance Services Ltd, propose a revised conceptual framework for ESG with greater emphasis on ethics, stakeholder value and sustainability. Many companies...

CGj November 2022 (pdf version)

CGj November 2022 (pdf version)

CGC review 2022: Repurposing governance – Mind the credibility gap Click here or on the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...

What’s next in ESG reporting?

What’s next in ESG reporting?

Ellie Pang FCG HKFCG(PE), Institute Chief Executive, highlights the major changes ongoing in Hong Kong’s regulatory requirements relating to ESG and climate-related disclosures. ESG and climate change-related issues have become an unavoidable risk and responsibility...

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