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WATCH:  Jacob Wallenberg (Chairman, Investor AB) and Carl-Henric Svanberg (Chairman, BP plc and Volvo AB) speak about the importance of Corporate Governance, the impact of academic research and the rationale for founding the European Corporate Governance Research Foundation (ECGRF).


Learn about some of the research initiatives that have already been supported by ECGRF, bringing value to a broad international audience of scholars, corporations, investors and authorities with maximum impact.

SMEs, Families and Capital Markets

SMEs, Families and Capital Markets *** This Event is by invitation only. *** There is increasing evidence of the positive role played by family firms, including both publicly listed and privately owned entities. However, one of the main...

For Whom is the Corporation Managed?

ECGRF supported this Roundtable on the subject “For Whom is the Corporation Managed?”, hosted by the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance at NYU School of Law on Friday 6 December 2019.

Corporate Governance And Ownership With Diverse Shareholders

Corporate Governance And Ownership With Diverse Shareholders *** Click here to access the event report *** Organisers Prof. Jordi Canals, Professor of Strategic Management and Economics, Fundación IESE Chair in Corporate Governance at IESE;...

Global Shareholder Stewardship Conference

ECGRF supported this conference which brought together national, regional, and international standard setters to share experiences, enhance dialogue, disseminate good practice, guide scholarship, and shape future stewardship policy through evidence-based recommendations.


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Read more about our founding Patrons and their commitment to Corporate Governance Research.


Investor A.B.
Registered seat: Arsenalsgatan 8C,
103 32   Stockholm


BP p.l.c.
Registered seat: 1 St. James’s Square,
London SW1Y 4PD  UK

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