Good corporate governance relaunches business and the country
The 2014 Observatory on Corporate Governance Excellence in Italy — established by The European House – Ambrosetti ten years ago — has been designed to provide concrete information and proposals to promote the attainment of excellence in Italian corporate governance systems.
During the workshop, the analysis contained in the Observatory’s 2014 Final Report, prepared in collaboration with ENEL, Gruppo Falck, Intesa SanPaolo,Pirelli and SNAM, and remarks on a number of currently-relevant themes for the corporate governance of businesses and the country were presented:
- An updated picture of the Index of Governance Excellence (EG Index 2014), the working tool applied to the top Italian companies listed on the FTSE MIB segment in order to monitor the state of health of governance systems according to a well-structured portfolio of qualitative and quantitative indicators.
- Analysis of the 2014 Remuneration Reports and the key aspects of the Executive Compensation system adopted by the leading companies listed on the Italian Stock Exchange.
- The proposal of the Observatory for an innovative representation for the Report on Corporate Governance and Ownership Structures (Executive Summary), broken down into five key areas and designed to enhance understanding and transparency of corporate governance statements.
- The proposal of the Observatory for a guide to anti-corruption compliance programs for Italian companies, which includes ten criteria on which to base an effective corporate anti-corruption plan.