Around the world, the role of the board is evolving in response to corporate governance objectives. In the Middle East, businesses are seeking to achieve a fine balance between policing and partnering, as family-owned businesses transform themselves into public corporations. Businesses are also keen to empower boards and clarify their roles in the organization.Read More
Hawkamah organizes one study tour every year to visit one or more of the markets known for their good governance practices. Participants get the chance to meet board members, top executives, and corporate governance experts of very prestigious organizations.Read More
Hawkamah strongly believes that companies can use regional women leaders to enhance board room diversity and to introduce more independent thinking in the region's board rooms.
Women Directors Program is therefore an initiative designed to broaden the cadre of independent directors serving the region's boardrooms by targeting women entrepreneurs, business and political leaders and academics to serve as directors.Read More
Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, was established in 2006 by Dubai government in order to improve governance practices in the MENA region. It works with governments, regulators as well as companies. Every year, Hawkamah organizes an international conference that brings experts from different countries to share their experiences and...Read More
Hawkamah has developed a highly confidential standard corporate governance assessment service for business organizations. This standard assessment is designed to be fast, effective, and economic. It helps companies identify gaps and quick wins that help them improve their governance structures and practices
The standard assessment is a desk-review process that...Read More