The 9th International Symposium of Corporate Governance Convened at Nankai

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    On July 22-23, the 9th International Symposium of Corporate Governance was convened at Nankai Business School. The meeting was titled, “Green Governance and Governance Transition”. Over 300 guests from home and abroad explored how, in the new normal and new environment, to go beyond national boundaries to share the idea of green governance and achieve governance transition.

    The meeting set up 10 parallel sessions, including Governance of Board of Directors and Strategic Management, Corporate Governance and Innovation, Green Governance and Social Responsibility, Network Governance, etc. It gained substantial support and drew great attention from the national government departments and institutions, domestic and overseas scholars and entrepreneurs. And more than 200 papers were accepted by the Organizing Committee.

Prof. Li Weian, President of Tianjin University of Finance and Economics and Director of the China Academy of Corporate Governance of Nankai University, issued the 2017 Corporate Governance Evaluation Index of Chinese Listed Companies. As the earliest-released such index in the country, it was regarded as a barometer of the management of Chinese listed companies. Since 2003, It has been published for 15 consecutive years and a total of 27,391 sample firms were appraised. The index has exerted wide influence and been recognized by the State Council and the China Securities Regulatory Commission. In 2013, the research results were transformed into productivity.

In this symposium, the China Academy of Corporate Governance of Nankai University launched the Norms of Green Governance, a pioneer in the world, and offered a series of propositions to amend the Governance Principles for Listed Companies.