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CGISA Best Practice Guide 2021

The CGISA is pleased to publish the latest edition of our best practice guide series - The Role of the Company Secretary in State Capture and Corruption: Red flags and Lessons Learned.

The Zondo Commission has been one of the most defining features of our country for the past two years. State capture and corruption have become parts of our everyday conversation. We listened to witnesses giving testimony in excruciating detail on how money was stolen to line the pockets of rent seekers.

Event: ICSAZ 50th Anniversary & Annual Conference

CSIA extends hearty congratulations to CGI Zimbabwe (formerly the Chartered Governance and Accounting Institute in Zimbabwe) who will be celebrating their Golden Jubilee Anniversary at the Annual Conference on 23 September this year. Register for the Event Here

Online Event: International Vision of the Corporate Secretary

We are thrilled to be joining Zelma Acosta-Rubio and Asociación de Secretarios Corporativos de América Latina - ASCLA to talk about the evolving role of the #corporatesecretary and the role of #csia in leading the transformation of corporate governance. #corporategovernance. Register for the Event Here

Our Honorary members for 2022

The CSIA Council met on 6 and 7 September for the strategic planning for 2022 and to host the Annual Council meeting for 2021. Following the launch of the Corporate Associate Programme (CAP) in August, the focus will be on building the network of corporates and providing relevant and material information to organisations to inform their decision and policymaking. The CSIA Council also elected the Honorary Officers for 2022 and is delighted to announce the leadership team that will be taking CSIA into the next decade

President Launches new Corporate Associates Programme

We are at a pivotal moment in governance where effective governance leadership has become synonymous with corporate sustainability. Corporate governance has evolved beyond the relationship between boards and shareholders to include an awareness of the long-term impacts on society and the environment and a focus on building long-term value for all stakeholders rather than the traditional focus on short-term results.

PWC and CSIA climate change survey

In the third quarter of 2020, CSIA and PwC conducted a survey to investigate how organisations are addressing climate change from a governance perspective, and particularly its impact on the role of the Corporate Secretary. CSIA member bodies were
requested to distribute an electronic survey to their member company representatives.

Climate Change and the Corporate Secretary – PwC and CSIA Press Release

As global pressure around climate change action increases, it has become imperative for boards to integrate climate change into their strategic and oversight responsibilities. Climate change and its impact on business and society at large have received increasing attention from regulators, investors and other interested stakeholders, and there is a growing expectation that organisations need to adopt a more integrated strategic approach to addressing climate change risks.

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Climate Change – A Decade For Action

Climate change is inevitable and we are already seeing the impacts, from extreme weather events to longer term climatic…

Upcoming Events

International Vision of the Corporate Secretary  | ONLINE

16th September 2021 |
8:30 – 9:30 AM South Africa Standard Time


ICSAZ 50th Anniversary & Annual Conference | ONLINE

23rd September 2021 |
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM South Africa Standard Time


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CGISA Best Practice Guide 2021


PWC and CSIA Climate Change Survey