LONDON, January 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Ethical Boardroom Magazine, the leading journal for corporate governance, has announced the much anticipated winners of its third annual Corporate Governance Awards in Europe and Africa.
The prestigious Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance 2016 Awards recognise and reward outstanding global companies who have exhibited exceptional leadership in the area of governance to ensure protection and long-term value for all their stakeholders.
All finalists are publicly-listed companies that have undergone a thorough analysis of 120 governance factors and extensive scrutiny on governance attributes categorised under four pillars - Board Composition, Board Committees, Shareholder Rights and Transparency.
This year's winners include Spanish utility Iberdrola, Swedish construction company Skanska, French multinational insurance firm AXA Group and African financial services group Zenith Bank.
Full profiles and interviews with the winners are featured in the latest issue of Ethical Boardroom; with further 2016 regional winners to be revealed in the Spring 2016 edition.
The Ethical Boardroom CG Awards 2016 Europe & Africa Winners:
EUROPE Category Award Recipients Utilities Iberdrola S.A Construction Skanska AB Financial Services BBVA S.A Telecoms Vodafone Group Plc Transport & Logistics Kuehne + Nagel International AG Airlines Deutsche Lufthansa AG Mining BHP Billiton Plc Oil & Gas BP Oil Plc Food & Beverage Nestle S.A Retail J Sainsbury's Plc Automotive BMW AG Insurance AXA Group
AFRICA Category Award Recipients Financial Services Zenith Bank Plc Industrial Services Sasol Ltd Media Naspers Ltd Telecoms Vodacom Group Ltd Oil & Gas Forte Oil Plc Mining Anglo American Platinum Ltd Construction Materials Dangote Cement Plc Insurance Sanlam Ltd Pharmaceuticals Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd Retail Mr. Price Group Ltd
Detailed information on the Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance 2016 Awards Europe & Africa can be found at http://ethicalboardroom.com
About Ethical Boardroom
Ethical Boardroom is a premier, subscription-based magazine and website that is trusted by influencers for delivering in-depth coverage and astute analysis of global governance issues. The editorial team, together with a host of distinguished contributors, tackle the most complex and pressing issues that have a positive and negative influence on boardroom leadership, committees and quorum, ethics and compliance, shareholder engagement, activism and risk management strategies. Ethical Boardroom, published quarterly and distributed to corporate secretaries, general legal counsels and board directors of both publicly traded corporations and large private companies worldwide, is essential reading for those who want to stay ahead of the governance curve.
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