History

KCGS contributes to improvement of corporate governance and development of capital markets through establishment and revision of ESG codes of practice , ESG evaluation and Best ESG Company awards, proxy advisory service, academic research and conferences. More recently, its crucial role as an institution that supports establishment and implementation of Stewardship Code has attracted attention.

2020
  • Jul.

    Partnership with FnGuide, Korea's leading financial information and solutions company

2019
  • Jun.

    Appointment of the 6th president, Jhin Young Shin

  • Apr.

    Partnership with Audit Committee Forum
    - For information exchange and joint projects aimed at corporate governance enhancement

2018
  • Sept.

    New Member Organization: Koscom

  • Jun.

    Published the Code of Best Practices for Audit Committee and Corporate Auditor

2017
  • Dec.

    New Member Organization: Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Sept.

    New Member Organizations: Korea Securities Depository and Korea Securities Finance Corp.

2016
  • Dec.

    Published Korea Stewardship Code

  • Aug.

    Second revision of the Code of Best Practices for Corporate Governance

  • Jun.

    Appointment of the 5th president, Myeong Hyeon Cho

  • Feb.

    Launched the Voting Information Plaza (VIP) service

2015
  • Jun.

    Partnership with European Chamber of Commerce in Korea
    - To promote the development of the Korean capital markets

  • May.

    Partnership with Korean Accounting Association
    - To award companies with accounting transparency

2014
  • Sept.

    Partnership with ESG Moneta Inc.
    - To facilitate SRI

  • May.

    Partnership with Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation & National Research Foundation of Korea
    - To help a startup-friendly culture take hold in Korea

2013
  • Dec.

    Partnership with Sogang Sustainable Business Ethics Research Institute
    - To facilitate and raise the awareness of ethical management

  • Oct.

    Partnership with NICE Investors Service Corporation
    - To improve credit rating procedures and corporate governance
    practices

  • Jun.

    Appointment of the 4th President, Kyung Suh Park

2012
  • Feb.

    Launched proxy advisory service

2011
  • Jul.

    Announced an integrated ESG rating model

2010
  • Dec.

    Published the Code of Best Practices for Corporate Social/Environmental Responsibility

  • Aug.

    Renamed as Korea Corporate Governance Service (KCGS)

  • Jun.

    Appointment of the 3rd president, Byung Ho Kang

2009
  • Sept.

    Development of the SRI Index with KRX

  • Jul.

    Joined the UN Global Compact (UNGC)

    Joined the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI)

  • Feb.

    Renamed as Korea Corporate Governance Center

2008
  • Jun.

    Hosted ICGN Annual Conference jointly with KRX

2005
  • Apr.

    Appointment of the 2nd president, Sang Gu Nam

2003
  • Feb.

    The 1st revision of the Code of Best Practices for Corporate Governance

2002
  • Jun.

    Appointment of the 1st president, Gwang Sun Jung

    Established as Korea Corporate Governance Improvement Support Center

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