Asian Corporate Governance Association(ACGA)

The Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) is an independent, non-profit membership association dedicated to promoting long-term improvements in corporate governance in Asia through research, advocacy, and education. ACGA is well known for its regional “CG Watch surveys of corporate governance in Asia”, carried out in collaboration with CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets, an ACGA member, and, more recently, for its “White Papers” on corporate governance in Japan, India and Taiwan.

Founded in 1999, ACGA is dedicated to the implementation of effective corporate governance in Asia that includes promoting constructive dialogue among and between key groups such as institutional investors, companies, intermediaries and regulators and providing independent input to regulators on policy and regulatory issues.

ACGA’s membership network comprises 90 blue-chip companies, including global investment institutions, listed companies, insurers, financial intermediaries, professional firms and educational bodies based in Asia and around the world.

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