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HKIoD joins Climate Governance Initiative and launches CGI Hong Kong Chapter
Sep 26, 2022 10:23 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced at the Directors' Conference 2022 that it has joined the Climate Governance Initiative ("CGI") and launched the CGI Hong Kong Chapter ("CGI HK").

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HKIoD Organises Directors' Conference 2022 - "From Resilience to Sustainability"
Sep 22, 2022 20:20 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") hosted Directors' Conference 2022 yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. With the HKSAR and also HKIoD both celebrating their 25th anniversary, the conference this year extended to a full day, featured 11 sessions including power talks and in-depth panel discussions held physically and online with 430 attendees in all.
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Nomination Opens for "Directors Of The Year Awards 2022"
Jun 22, 2022 13:49 JST
The "Directors Of The Year Awards 2022" organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") is open for nomination now.
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Holds Annual Dinner and Presentation Ceremony for Directors of The Year Awards
Dec 01, 2021 12:35 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced the winners of the Directors Of The Year Awards ("DYA") 2021 at its Annual Dinner held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
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HKIoD Global Webinar Series Supports More Women on Boards
Aug 19, 2021 16:09 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD"), together with The Institute of Directors South Africa, Institute of Directors New Zealand, Mauritius Institute of Directors, GCC Board Directors Institute and Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, have jointly organised and concluded a global online conference series that addressed key themes of women in director positions.
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Nominations Open for "Directors Of The Year Awards 2021"
Jun 03, 2021 18:06 JST
The "Directors Of The Year Awards 2021" championed by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") is open for nominations today.
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Corporate Boards Worldwide Navigating Governance Challenges, HKIoD Shares Findings of Global Director Survey 2020-2021
May 06, 2021 17:38 JST
A global research on board governance during the Covid-19 crisis indicated that two-thirds of company directors reported an increase of time commitment by 50 percent or more.

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HKIoD Recommends a Director Identification Number System
Apr 07, 2021 18:40 JST
The Government has plans to introduce subsidiary legislation to implement provisions under the Companies Ordinance relating to legitimate and necessary access to personal information contained in the Companies Register. The Hong Kong Institute of Directors supports the new arrangement.
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HKIoD Releases Revised Guide for INEDs
Apr 07, 2021 09:58 JST
Amidst the economic decline for many sectors under the Covid-19 impact, the financial sector is faring with vibrancy.
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2020
Nov 26, 2020 09:05 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") has announced the winners of Directors Of The Year Awards ("DYA") 2020, which is a project that reaches the milestone of 20th Anniversary. This year, it is themed "Vanguard in Challenging Times".
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HKIoD Voices Reservations about "Lead INED" but Affirms Room for Improving Effectiveness of INEDs
Oct 08, 2020 11:50 JST
Recently, there have been discussions in the financial market about the suggested introduction of a lead independent non-executive director ("Lead INED") on the boards of listed companies. The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") expresses strong reservations about the suggested introduction and states its views regarding enhancing the effectiveness and accountability of INEDs.
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HKIoD Survey Findings Revealed Listed Companies with Wide Range of Board Sizes and Room for Gender Diversity
Jun 17, 2020 18:28 JST
According to a survey on board characteristics organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD"), major companies listed in Hong Kong showed a wide range of board sizes but had room to introduce greater gender diversity, warranting closer attention by boards and nomination committees.
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Nomination Opens for "Directors Of The Year Awards 2020"
Jun 03, 2020 18:20 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") has announced that its annual "Directors Of The Year Awards 2020" is open for nominations today. Last year, the US-China trade war and ongoing social unrest have plunged Hong Kong's economy into a recession. This year, the coronavirus pandemic has paralysed the global economy, but at the same time a
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HKIoD Announces Corporate Governance Scorecard 2020
May 18, 2020 16:34 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") has today announced the results of the "2020 HKIoD Corporate Governance Scorecard". A highlight is that the mean Corporate Governance Index (CGI) score of the 2020 Scorecard has increased to 78.44 compared with 71.82, in the most recent survey announced in 2016, indicating significant improvement in Hong Kong corporate governance standards.
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Financial Reporting Amidst the Coronavirus Outbreak
Feb 07, 2020 18:13 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD) calls on listed company directors to faithfully discharge their duty as they tackle financial reporting tasks amidst the outbreak.
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of the Year Awards 2019 at Its Annual Dinner
Nov 29, 2019 17:00 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced the winners of the Directors Of the Year Awards ("DYA") 2019 during its annual dinner last night held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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"Directors Of The Year Awards 2019" Now Accepting Nominations
Jun 06, 2019 17:39 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") has announced that the "Directors Of The Year Awards 2019" is accepting nominations. This year, the Awards have adopted the theme of "Embracing Innovation for Sustainable Growth".
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors of the Year Awards 2018 at the Institute Annual Dinner
Nov 30, 2018 10:50 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced the winners of the Directors Of the Year Awards ("DYA") 2018 at its Annual Dinner held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre last night.
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Directors worldwide concerned about "poverty or income inequality"
Sep 20, 2018 16:58 JST
New global research taking the "pulse" of board directors around the world shows directors are most concerned about the "poverty or income inequality" facing their countries.

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"Directors of the Year Awards 2018" Now Accepting Nominations
Jun 06, 2018 16:36 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") has announced that the 18th annual "Directors Of The Year Awards 2018" is accepting nominations starting today.
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2017 at the Institute's 20th Anniversary Dinner
Dec 01, 2017 18:56 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") this evening held its 20th anniversary dinner at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to celebrate the 20th anniversary of both HKIoD and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
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Nominations Open for Directors Of The Year Awards 2017
Jun 08, 2017 18:05 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced that its annual awards "Directors Of The Year Awards 2017" is open for nominations today. In its 17th year, the Award this year is themed "Belt and Road:Corporate Governance in Times of Opportunities" The "Belt and Road" initiative is one of the greatest blueprints for a 21st century vision.
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2016 HKIoD Corporate Governance Score-card: Corporate Governance Level of Hong Kong-Listed Companies Improving Steadily
Feb 14, 2017 12:55 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") has today announced the results of the "2016 HKIoD Corporate Governance Score-card". The surveyed sample consisted of 120 firms versus 121 in the last survey in 2012.
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2016
Dec 06, 2016 17:00 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced and honoured winners of the Directors Of the Year Awards ("DYA") 2016 today at its Annual Dinner held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Directors Of The Year Awards 2016 Now Open for Nomination
Jun 13, 2016 15:29 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") is now accepting nominations for its annual awards - Directors Of The Year Awards 2016.
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2015
Dec 08, 2015 18:27 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced and honoured winners of the Directors Of the Year Awards ("DYA") 2015 today at the Annual Dinner of the Institute held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Directors of The Year Awards 2015 Adopt "Good Corporate Governance: Cornerstone to a Strong Financial Centre" Theme as Nominations Open
Jun 11, 2015 18:21 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") is now accepting nominations for its annual awards - Directors Of The Year Awards 2015. As the first award scheme of its kind in Asia enters its fifteenth year, HKIoD will be promoting the theme "Good Corporate Governance: Cornerstone to a Strong Financial Centre".
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The Hong Kong Institute of Directors Announces Winners of Directors Of The Year Awards 2014
Dec 09, 2014 19:00 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") announced and honoured winners of the Directors Of The Year Awards ("DYA") 2014 today at the 17th Anniversary Dinner of the Institute held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Directors Of The Year Awards 2014 Now Open for Nominations
Jul 03, 2014 18:50 JST
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") is accepting nominations for its annual awards - Directors Of The Year Awards 2014. As the first award scheme of its kind in Asia enters its fourteenth year, this year's Awards have been themed "Effective Leadership - Key to Corporate Success."
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