May 2003
Financial Executive;May2003, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p11
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the expansion of a corporate governance quotient (CGQ) rating system. It states that the CGQ was expanded to assist institutional investors in the evaluation of what impact governance practices and corporate boards have on performance. It mentions that the rating was created in 2002 by the Institutional Shareholder Service, which is a provider of corporate governance data services and proxy voting. It comments that CGQ ratings are calculated as a result of eight categories, including the board of directors, audits, state laws, executive and director compensation, and director education. It mentions the use of the Internet to gather and update information.


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