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ICGN - International Corporate Governance Network

Established in 1995, ICGN is a leading voice for the highest standards of corporate governance and investor stewardship world-wide.

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Welcome to ICGN

Established in 1995 and led by investors responsible for assets under management of around US$70 trillion, ICGN advances the highest standards of corporate governance and investor stewardship worldwide in pursuit of long-term value creation, contributing to sustainable economies, societies, and the environment. This is achieved through a comprehensive international work programme based around three core activities:

Influence: Promoting ICGN Principles as investor-led global standards for governance and stewardship and influencing public policy and professional practice. 

Connect: Delivering high-quality global events and webinars with unrivalled opportunities for networking, knowledge-sharing and collaboration.

Inform: Enhancing professionalism in governance and stewardship practice through information and education. 


Our Values

Standards: ICGN Principles offer a market-based, international framework for the highest standards of corporate governance and investor stewardship.

Investor-led: our work programme is led by investors who leverage their knowledge and influence to preserve and enhance long-term corporate value.

Accountability: we acknowledge that rights bestow responsibilities and encourage fairness, integrity, transparency and accountability across the investment chain. 
International: we provide a global investor perspective to positively influence national regulatory developments and professional market practice.
Inclusive: our members are senior governance and stewardship professionals who respectfully and constructively engage in a common objective to preserve and enhance long term corporate value.


Contact us:

Our business hours are Monday - Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm (GMT/BST)

General enquiries telephone number: +44 (0)204 541 7255
Press & Media Enquiries: [email protected] or  [email protected]


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