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The Corporate Governance Guidelines for Companies Listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange

Philippines Current 2010

PSE has developed the Corporate Governance Guidelines for Companies Listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange. The Guidelines handbook was developed by PSE based on a review of internationally recognized corporate governance codes and it reflects the dynamics of the Philippine market. It is designed for benchmarking corporate governance practices and guiding companies in improving their respective standards and practices in corporate governance. The Guidelines handbook is composed of ten (10) main guidelines, with specific best practice recommendations under each guideline. GRI is exploring direct engagement opportunities with PSE to review the Guidelines and to expand their scope to cover economic, social and environmental issues and to include the element of public disclosure

Issuer name

Philippines Stock Exchange

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

all listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

annual report

ESG coverage- S (Social)

Human Rights, Product & Services Responsibility, Social Impacts & Value Creation

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Structure & Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Competitive Behaviour, Stakeholder Engagement, Ethics & Integrity

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

Economic performance, Indirect economic impacts, Trade and Investment






Asia Pacific

Date of publication


Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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