Corporate Secretary has opened the submissions process for this year’s Corporate Governance Awards.
The awards recognize companies’ and individuals’ outstanding achievements in governance, risk and compliance.
Entries can be submitted – free of charge – by corporate secretaries, general counsel, compliance officers and other governance officials at companies listed/domiciled in the US, or by vendors or service providers on behalf of their clients.
The winners of the 14th annual Corporate Governance Awards will be announced at a special virtual ceremony on November 11.
The categories open for nomination this year are:
Best compliance and ethics program
Best ESG reporting
Best global entity management
*NEW CATEGORY* Best governance around a corporate transaction
Best proxy statement (small cap, mid-cap and large cap)
Best shareholder engagement
Best use of technology
Governance professional of the year (small to mid-cap and large cap)
Governance team of the year (small to mid-cap and large cap)
Details of the awards can be found here. Entries can be submitted using an online form, which also includes information about the entry guidelines and category criteria. The deadline for submitting entries is midnight on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Entries will be judged by a panel of experts comprising GRC professionals and the Corporate Secretary editorial team. It is free to submit an entry and professionals can nominate in multiple categories.
The full short lists will be released in mid-October, with those on the short lists being informed in the weeks before.
Details of last year’s awards and the winners can be found here.