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Capital Markets Act Code of Corporate Governance Practices for Issuers of Securities to the Public

Kenya Current 2015

The Code sets out the principles and specific recommendations on structures and processes that companies should adopt in making good corporate governance an integral part of their business dealings and culture. It also seeks to promote sustainability and the ESG agenda.

Issuer name

Capital Markets Authority

More information

in the code A Board is expected to have formal strategies to promote sustainability, paying attention to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) aspects of the business that underpin sustainability. Integrated reporting is promoted as the way to communicate progress, also with respect to disclosure on sustainability performance

Comply or explain

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

All public issuers

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Integrated report

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

All

Status

Current

Country

Kenya

Region

Africa & Middle East

Date of publication

2015

Issuer type

Financial Market Regulators

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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