Missing Opportunities? A Review of Gender Diversity on Hong Kong Boards

On January 27th 2021, Convene, a leading software provider for the Global Governance industry, and CSIA hosted a webinar, "Going Digital In The Boardroom" on corporate governance and regulatory compliance while digitising the boardroom


CSIA welcomes new members to the Council

CSIA welcomed 2 new members to the Council on 17 February 2021. Ms Loretta Chan, a Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd (PwC) Ms Chan is currently a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (“HKICS”) a Member of the Hong Kong Law Society and The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), a Council Member of HKICS and the Chairman of its Professional Development Committee. Mr Taona Munzvadi is a Fellow and current President of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe and a Chartered Governance and Accounting Professional (Zimbabwe and UK). Ms Chan and Mr Munzvadi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the CSIA Council and we look forward to their contribution to building the CSIA and the global governance community.


HKICS addresses “Gender Diversity” with the launch of a new report and seminar

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) has published a review report entitled, ‘Missing Opportunities? A Review of Gender Diversity on Hong Kong Boards’ on 9 February 2021. The report illustrates the inadequate representation of women on Hong Kong boards of listed companies and calls for the regulatory imposition of a 30% target for women on boards (WOBs) over a six-year period. To coincide with International Women’s Day, and to accompany the issue of “Missing Opportunities? A Review of Gender diversity on Hong Kong Boards”, the Institute will be hosting a seminar to discuss : the status of board gender diversity in HK, the implications of HK’s performance in this area, the options to achieve better diversity, the actions needed to bring those options to reality


Covene – “Going Digital In The Boardroom”

On January 27th 2021, Convene, a leading software provider for the Global Governance industry, and CSIA hosted a webinar, "Going Digital In The Boardroom" on corporate governance and regulatory compliance while digitising the boardroom


Hawkamah releases report: “Boards Under Stress”

Hawkamah Institute for corporate governance, in cooperation with its strategic partner Diligent, carried out a 4-part online survey to directors and company secretaries on how boards respond to the pandemic. The survey focused on: (1) measures introduced during the lockdown; (2) impact on board operations; (3) assessment on board and company responses; and (4) priorities moving forward. Hawkamah initiated the survey in July 2020 and the results are summarized in the report


KPMG and HKICS Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Survey Report – ‘Risk management survey: Empowering success’

On 24 November 2020, the KPMG and HKICS Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Survey Report - ‘Risk Management Survey: Empowering Success,’ was jointly published. It focuses on governance of risk management and the risk assessment cycle. The report surveyed 129 Hong Kong-based senior managers across a range of industries and types of organisation, assessing the extent to which risk management activities have been embedded within businesses in Hong Kong.


CSIA member ICSAZ appointed as a member of IFAC

We are delighted to share the exciting news that one of our founder members, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe (ICSAZ) has been admitted as an associate member of IFAC! Congratulations to Dr Lovemore Gomera and his team for this milestone achievement and for showcasing the unique range of professional skills of the Corporate Secretary.


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