Computershare announces sponsorship of the Corporate Secretaries International Association

05 Sep 2014 3:05 PM | CSIA (Administrator)

Computershare (ASX: CPU) today announced it has signed a further sponsorship agreement with the Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA).
Launched at the World Bank headquarters in Paris on 22 March 2010, with Computershare as the founding sponsor, CSIA is an international federation of professional bodies which promotes best practices in corporate governance, compliance and secretarial advisory services.
With 19 members covering more than 80 countries and over 100,000 governance professionals, the CSIA aims to promote good governance practices and enhance the profile of the professionals who serve as corporate secretaries and in other governance roles.

Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, working on a daily basis with the thousands of companies and professionals that the CSIA represents.

Stuart Irving, Computershare CEO and President, said “We recognise the value the CSIA brings to governance around the globe and are pleased to be renewing our sponsorship of the organisation, enabling the CSIA to continue to drive forward its governance agenda. We’ll be working with the CSIA to further the issues that are important to company secretaries the world over – including transparency, communications and voting.”

Computershare’s sponsorship of the CSIA covers the next 12 months, and will see the two organisations working together in many global locations.

About Computershare Limited (CPU)
Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.

Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world’s leading organisations use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.

Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 14,000 employees worldwide.

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About The CSIA
The CSIA is an international, not-for-profit federation of professional bodies that promotes best practice in corporate secretarial, corporate governance, and compliance services. It represents those who work as frontline practitioners of governance throughout the world.

CSIA is recognized by The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as the global voice of this industry and its representatives sit on OECD corporate governance roundtables.

CSIA’s mission is ‘to develop and grow the study and practice of Secretaryship to improve professional standards, the quality of governance practice, and organisational performance’. CSIA partners with key agencies such as the World Trade Organisation and the International Finance Corporation to achieve this.

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