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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section B of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on 'Effectiveness', and highlights relevant third party materials, guidance, commentary and analysis, as well as our own resources, to give practical guidance on its application.
Materials covered in this Resource Note include:
the Financial Reporting Council (FRC)'s 2018 Guidance on Board Effectiveness
Davies Report: Women on Boards published in February 2011
Improving the Gender Balance on British Boards (October 2015)
guidance issued by The Chartered Governance Institute (previously known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI)
the 2020 United Kingdom and Ireland Proxy Voting Guidelines published by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
the UK Shareowner Voting Guidelines, published by Pensions Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC), available from PIRC's website
the Stewardship Guide and Voting Guidelines 2020 published by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA)
the Investment Association (IA)'s IA Principles of Remuneration 2019
resources in the Corporate practice area
Section B—Setting the scene
Section B.1—The Composition of the Board
Section B.2—Appointments to the Board
Section B.5—Information and Support
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