Governance guidelines

Many organizations are striving for greater professionalism by dedicating more time to discussing and improving compliance with their local country governance codes. These codes can be challenging to find and keep track of, so we’ve collected some of them here for you.








“The US has not adopted a corporate governance code for US companies. Corporate governance matters are provided in state and federal laws, regulations and listing rules. An influential body of “best practices” literature around corporate governance also exists.”
(May 1, 2020, Corporate governance and directors’ duties in the United States,


Another great source for searching for all the latest codes by country is ESGI Global, an international scientific non-profit association providing a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues.

These codes are searchable by country and code type.

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