WIPRO: Innovative Since 1945 with the Tech King at the Helm

The CFI judging panel applaud the ‘WIPRO Way’ which calls for good timing, predictability, reliability and cost-cutting at this IT giant from Bangalore.  WIPRO started out as a vegetable oil manufacturer in 1945 and has been headed by Azim Premji

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Kingdom Holding wins CFI Corporate Leadership Award for 2012

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding has been a shrewd and successful investor and major international business figure for many years. He established Kingdom Holding in 1979 and by the end of the next decade had gained a

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UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones S.A. Wins Best Mobile Telecom Provider Colombia 2012

Having world leading Telecoms businesses is critical to a country’s sustainable development. Colombia is fortunate in having a pioneering telecoms provider in the form of UNE. UNE are innovative and dependable and understand the need to properly engage with all

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Children’s Rights Concerns of Award Winner Norges

Norway’s Central Bank has decided on children’s rights and child labour as a strategic area for corporate concern. In 2009, Magdalena Kettis, head of Social & Corporate Governance at the Bank produced a paper: ‘Children’s Rights – A Concern For

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Trust Merchant Bank in the DRC Wins Multiple Awards

Trust Merchant Bank in the DRC award wins recognises TMB’s major contributions to sustainable growth and excellence of its banking services. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is emerging from decades of unrest and finally looks set to take advantage

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Hong Kong Exchange Wins Asia Award

HK Ex, listed in Hong Kong in 2000 is one of the world’s largest operators and the judging panel commented on the strength of recent developments. The panel spoke too of the strong investor relations programmes at HK Ex and

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London Stock Exchange Takes 2012 Award in Europe

London is the home of the largest stock exchange in Europe and ranks fourth globally. There are around 3000 listed companies from 60 countries around the world and the judging panel noted that London is particularly strong in emerging markets

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Morgan Stanley’s Investment in Staff Pays Off as they Win the Award for Best Commercial Bank USA

Morgan Stanley’s inevitable move into commercial banking after the 2008 crisis was well thought out and has been a great success. The Bank is a concerned employer who year by year is ranked highly on lists of best places to

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China Construction Bank are Deserving Winners of the Best Commercial Bank China Award

CCB delivers strong online, telephone and mobile banking. Corporate governance at the organisation is good – with an understanding that this is the key to improved international competitiveness and more efficient modern banking. The judges consider the Bank’s corporate social

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Goldman Sachs win Best Investment Bank USA 2012

  Despite significantly reduced revenues in 2011, the judging panel was overall highly supportive of Goldman’s recent investment banking activities and termed the Bank’s corporate social responsibility programmes as ‘inspirational’. The panel commented favourably on risk management at Goldman Sachs

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