The Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) is the leading index for assessing corporate governance practices of Singapore-listed companies. Sustainable governance is an integral component in a modern business landscape where proactive stakeholders demand greater transparency and accountability for the integrity of companies.

In 2016, the SGTI succeeded the Governance and Transparency Index as an enhanced assessment to meet the market needs of the future.

To see SGTI ranking results, reports, presentations and methodology, please click here.

BACKGROUND

The Governance and Transparency Index (GTI™) is jointly launched by The Business Times (BT) and the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organization(s) (formerly CGFRC). The GTI™ which assesses the financial transparency of companies based on their annual announcements, is sponsored by CPA Australia.

GTI™ Methodology

  • Click here to view the GTI™ methodology and scorecard
  • Click here to download the self-assessment checklist.

    (Note: The worksheet has been updated to be in line with the Code of Corporate Governance 2012 and it should be used in conjunction with GTI methodology and scorecard.)

GTI™ Research Report Publications

Corporate Governance Highlights 2015

Corporate Governance Highlights 2015 captures key trends and findings of the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI™), the results of which were released on 18 Aug 2015. The report critically examined the impact on the index and companies’ performance after all listed companies have to comply in 2015 with the revised Code of Corporate Governance 2012

Corporate Governance Highlights 2014

Corporate Governance Highlights 2014 is a report that summarises the trends and findings of the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI™), the results of which were released on 24 Jul 2014. The report examines a critical juncture in Singapore's evolving corporate governance landscape following the revised Code of Corporate Governance on listed companies in November 2012.

Corporate Governance Highlights 2013

Corporate Governance Highlights 2013 is a report that highlights the trends and findings of the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI™), the results of which were released on 01 Aug 2013. The report highlights the notable issues and trends in board leadership, remuneration disclosure as well as investor relations.

The Board Report 2012

The Board Report 2012, is an inaugural report that highlights the trends and findings of the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI™), the results of which were released on 26 Apr 2012. The report highlights the findings with regard to board matters, with a focus on the director.


To advise the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organization(s) on the index methodology, an advisory panel has been established comprising of one representative each from BT and CPA Australia and prominent personalities in the corporate sector. The members of the advisory panel are:

  • Mr Ang Hao Yao, Chairman, SATA CommHealth
  • Mrs Lee Suet Fern, Managing Partner, Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Mr Loh Hoon Sun, Managing Director, Phillip Securities Pte Ltd
  • Mr Chaly Mah, Chairman, Deloitte Singapore
  • Mr Alvin Tay, Editor, The Business Times
  • Click here to view the terms of reference of the advisory panel

Disclaimer: This GTI ranking project has been produced independently by a team of CGIO researchers. This project is not an offer for corporate governance consultancy. Partners, directors or employees of CGIO, NUS Business School, CPA Australia and the Business Times may serve on the board of directors of companies assessed but they are not directly involved in the ranking assessment . The information and statistics are prepared by CGIO from publicly available material on the basis that such information is accurate and complete. Such information and the statistics expressed are subject to change without notice.

collaboration Opportunities

At CGIO, we aim to deliver thought leadership, centred in Asia, with a global influence that contributes to organisational excellence and sustainability. As a research centre, we welcome collaboration opportunities and support from companies, trusts, foundations and individuals. If you are interested in research collaborations or funding our research efforts, please contact Ms Verity Thoi, Manager: Verity.Thoi@nus.edu.sg