GSG is a data analytics enabled independent corporate governance and proxy advisor. Based in Hong Kong with offices in Beijing and Shenzhen, GSG covers the PRC Mainland and Hong Kong stock markets, advising institutional investors on corporate governance, proxy voting, as well as the broader ESG and sustainable investment issues.
Our services primarily include governance risk screening and in-depth due diligence, post investment governance monitoring and proxy voting advisory.
Based on the internationally recognized sustainable investment and stewardship principles while considering the Chinese market reality, GSG has worked with the best technology available to develop a comprehensive analytical system for the assessment and management of governance risks in the Chinese market, to help institutional investors fully consider corporate governance factors in the investment decision-making process and mitigate potential risks.
Our mission is: “Raising the bar of corporate governance in China”. In alignment with our mission and global standards, GSG intends to assist China corporations and the greater investment community build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary for fostering long-term investment, financial stability and business integrity, thereby supporting stronger growth and more inclusive China capital market.
While based on global standards and principles of corporate governance, such as UN PRI and other international and regional benchmarks, we have enhanced and localized our practice to ensure we meet the exacting needs for our international and domestic stakeholders to invest into a complex Greater China market. GSG does this by encouraging best practices in director elections, board independence, auditor, executive and director remuneration and stakeholder proposal disclosure. Our service methodology for all pertinent corporate entities are based on the following parameters:
- Regulatory Effectiveness – verify that credible governance frameworks are reliably supervised and enforced
- Stakeholder Rights – encourage equitable treatment, rights and influence among stakeholders
- Corporate Reporting – promote Information transparency and disclosure
- Board / Executive Quality – influence board, executive governance and management control and remuneration best practices
- Sustainability – inspire responsible and sustainable development and investment