JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

​Vietnam kicks off annual awards for listed firms

​Vietnam kicks off annual awards for listed firms

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 15:39 GMT+7

The 2018 edition of the annual Vietnam Listed Company Awards (VLCA), which recognizes firms for their corporate governance and success, was kick-started on Tuesday in Ho Chi Minh City.

The awards are jointly given by the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HoSE), Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) and Vietnam Investment Review magazine.

It is an extension of the Vietnam Annual Report Awards (ARA), which is given to listed firms for compiling annual reports with high standards on transparency and design.

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, this year’s awards also include an in-depth review of corporate governance, with the aim of encouraging listed firms to adopt international standards of governance and promote sustainability.

Participating companies will be judged on their annual reports and information published on other channels, including their websites and government portals, between July 1, 2017 and April 30 this year.

An independent, third-party judge will be invited to evaluate the corporate governance section. 

Registration started on Tuesday and is open to all companies listed on the HoSE and HNX.

Results will be checked by major auditors Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG, and PwC to ensure the highest level of transparency, impartiality and professionalism, the organizers said.

Participating companies will be classified into three groups based on their market capitalization to create opportunities for mid- and small-sized companies.

Preliminary results will be announced on August 31, and the final round will kick off on September 15.

The awards ceremony is expected to take place in October.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!



Read more




‘Taste of Australia’ gala dinner held in Ho Chi Minh City after 2-year hiatus

Taste of Australia Gala Reception has returned to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Latest news