Ethical Boardroom's Corporate Governance Awards 2016 Celebrates the Best in Europe and Africa

LONDON, January 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Ethical Boardroom Magazine [ ], the leading journal for corporate governance, has announced the much anticipated winners of its third annual Corporate Governance Awards in Europe and Africa.

The prestigious Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance 2016 Awards recognise and reward outstanding global companies who have exhibited exceptional leadership in the area of governance to ensure protection and long-term value for all their stakeholders.

All finalists are publicly-listed companies that have undergone a thorough analysis of 120 governance factors and extensive scrutiny on governance attributes categorised under four pillars - Board Composition, Board Committees, Shareholder Rights and Transparency.

This year's winners include Spanish utility Iberdrola, Swedish construction company Skanska, French multinational insurance firm AXA Group and African financial services group Zenith Bank.

Full profiles and interviews with the winners are featured in the latest issue of Ethical Boardroom; with further 2016 regional winners to be revealed in the Spring 2016 edition.

The Ethical Boardroom CG Awards 2016 Europe & Africa Winners:

Category Award Recipients
Utilities Iberdrola S.A
Construction Skanska AB
Financial Services BBVA S.A
Telecoms Vodafone Group Plc
Transport & Logistics Kuehne + Nagel International AG
Airlines Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Mining BHP Billiton Plc
Oil & Gas BP Oil Plc
Food & Beverage Nestle S.A
Retail J Sainsbury's Plc
Automotive BMW AG
Insurance AXA Group

Category Award Recipients
Financial Services Zenith Bank Plc
Industrial Services Sasol Ltd
Media Naspers Ltd
Telecoms Vodacom Group Ltd
Oil & Gas Forte Oil Plc
Mining Anglo American Platinum Ltd
Construction Materials Dangote Cement Plc
Insurance Sanlam Ltd
Pharmaceuticals Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd
Retail Mr. Price Group Ltd

Detailed information on the Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance 2016 Awards Europe & Africa can be found at

About Ethical Boardroom

Ethical Boardroom is a premier, subscription-based magazine and website that is trusted by influencers for delivering in-depth coverage and astute analysis of global governance issues. The editorial team, together with a host of distinguished contributors, tackle the most complex and pressing issues that have a positive and negative influence on boardroom leadership, committees and quorum, ethics and compliance, shareholder engagement, activism and risk management strategies. Ethical Boardroom, published quarterly and distributed to corporate secretaries, general legal counsels and board directors of both publicly traded corporations and large private companies worldwide, is essential reading for those who want to stay ahead of the governance curve.

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Ethical Boardroom Corporation Limited

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