The New Rules of the Board Game: The Changing World of Corporate Governance and Its Implications for Multilateral Development Institutions

1 minute read

Author: Tim Plumptre

This paper reviews recent developments in corporate governance and considers their relevance to the governance of Multilateral Development Institutions (MDIs). It suggests that recent developments in the private sector contain useful insights for MDIs. Although MDIs are different from business corporations in important respects, their ability to get governance right will have a significant bearing on the achievement of development aims and the reduction of poverty around the world.

About the author

Institute on Governance

Institute on Governance

Founded in 1990, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto. Our mission is ‘advancing better governance in the public interest,’ which we accomplish by exploring, developing and promoting the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad.

(613) 562-0090 or 0092