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May 07, 2024

Nominations open for Corporate Governance Awards 2024

Submissions due by July 26

Governance Intelligence has released details of its 2024 Corporate Governance Awards and is now accepting nominations, which are due by July 26.

The 17th Corporate Governance Awards will be presented at a gala ceremony in New York on Thursday, November 7. The awards celebrate outstanding achievements by the governance profession in areas such as hosting AGMs, compliance and ethics programs, ESG reporting, entity management, use of technology, proxy statements, investor engagement, corporate transactions, board assessments, director training and education and outstanding work by an independent director.

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. Click here to learn more and start your entry!

Last year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise was named governance team of the year (large cap) and Blackbaud received the governance team of the year (small to mid-cap) title.


Categories and entries
The categories open for nomination this year are:

Best AGM

Best board assessment program

Best compliance and ethics program

Best director training and education program

Best ESG reporting

Best global entity management

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)

Rising star

Outstanding work by an independent director

Details of the awards – including information about the entry guidelines and category criteria – can be found by clicking here. Entries can be submitted using an online form located here.

Entries will be judged by a panel of experts comprising GRC professionals and the Governance Intelligence editorial team. It is free to submit an entry and professionals can nominate in multiple categories.

Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...