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SID continues to take a strategic and proactive approach in engaging the media. Press releases were issued for major SID events and statements issued with regards to its position on various issues related to directors and corporate governance.

2019-08-09 BT. Engaging stakeholders for the long term

Posted on 8/9/2019
Stakeholder engagement is important for listed corporations. In the 2018 revisions to the Code of Corporate Governance, a new pillar and principle was added for “Managing Stakeholder Relationships”.

2019-08-08 BT. SGTI 2019: progress made thus far commendable

Posted on 8/8/2019
THE Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) 2019 is the first assessment of listed companies to be released since the launch of the revised Code of Corporate Governance in August 2018.

2019-08-08 BT. Corporate governance has made progress, but practices need to evolve, 2019 index find

Posted on 8/8/2019
THE scores for the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) may have reached new highs this year, but a substantial proportion of companies are still struggling to adopt corporate governance best practices that are in step with the times.

2019-08-07 BT. Singtel tops governance index for 5th year, overall score at record high

Posted on 8/7/2019
SINGTEL has topped the general category of the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) for the fifth year running, even as its competition continues to close in.

2019-08-07 ST. Keeping abreast of rapidly changing times

Posted on 8/7/2019
The 14th Singapore Corporate Awards moves with the times with addition of the Best Risk Management Award

2019-07-24 BT. Government, firms must work more closely together: Heng

Posted on 7/24/2019
THE Singapore government and the corporate sector must work more closely together, especially against a backdrop of slowing global and domestic growth, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat told an audience of 800 business ...

2019-07-24 BT. Transforming the Director for a New World Order

Posted on 7/24/2019
The expectation of a company's stakeholders to deliver results directly should drive a director's education and learning journey.

2019-07-24 BT. Winners set pace for corporate governance excellence

Posted on 7/24/2019
THE Singapore Corporate Awards (SCA) 2019 on Tuesday honoured 38 companies and six individuals for leading the way in corporate governance and shareholder communication.

2019-07-05 BT. The Need for Universal Legislation on Whistleblowing

Posted on 7/5/2019
Whistleblowers expose information on wrongdoing and misconduct. Unlike other jurisdictions such as the United Kingdom, Australia and Malaysia which have general whistleblowing laws, Singapore protects whistleblowers via different pieces ...

2019-06-10 BT. Preparing for an Independent Director-led Board

Posted on 6/10/2019
We are entering a phase in our corporate governance history where more independent directors (IDs) are expected to lead corporate boards with majority voting control at board meetings.

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