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 Corporate social responsibility  Conflict of interest and connected transactions and

relationships  Other disclosures relating to, e.g., board committees, internal

audit, shareholder communications and investor relations  Ease of identifying compliance information

The judges will also take into account other publicly- available information that reflects on the standard of particular Public Bodies corporate governance. The decision of the judges will be final. In the event that the judges are unable to find entries of sufficient merit, they may, at their discretion, withhold some awards.

H. Award Ceremony  The Awards Ceremony should be attended by all applicants

and other guests and will be held in December 2019.  Media representatives will be invited to cover the Awards

Ceremony as a part of the public relations arrangement.

Notification: Enquiries in relation to the Public-Sector Corporate Governance Awards 2019 should be directed to:

Miss Greta Bogues, Chairman, PSOJ Corporate Governance Committee Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) 39 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Phone : 876-927-6238 E mail : cherylb@psoj.org and/or gretab@cwjamaica.com OR Mrs Cheryl Sylvester-James Senior Director, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service 30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4 Phone: 876- 932-5056 E-mail: cheryl.james@mof.gov.jm

Categories Scores

Board composition, functions & structure 25% Corporate governance policies, procedures & Practices

30%

Compliance and disclosure of information 20% Risk Measurement and Internal Controls 25%

TOTAL 100%

C. Award Categories BEST OVERALL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

AWARD SPECIAL AWARDS as noted hereunder:

- Best Annual Report Award - Best Website Award - Most Improved Public Body

Four (4) Dedicated Category Awards: 1. BOARD COMPOSITION, FUNCTIONS &

STRUCTURE This award aims to identify good corporate governance practices articulated in the CGF especially in relation to the separation of roles of the CEO and Board Chair, Board diversity, competency of Board members, establishment of Board Committees, and conduct of orientation and training of Board members as well as board evaluation.

2. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICIES, PROCE-

DURES AND PRACTICES This award seeks to assess the extent to which specific recommended corporate governance policies, procedures and practices in relation to the operation of the Board have been implemented. These include Board Charter, Corporate Social Responsibility policy, appraisal of the CEO and availability of preparatory documents for board meetings.

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remuneration packages.

 Internal controls and risk management

 Corporate social responsibility.

 Conflict of interest and connected transactions and relationships.

 Other disclosures relating to, e.g., board committees, internal audit, shareholder

communications and investor relations.

 Ease of identifying compliance information.

The judges will also take into account other publicly- available information that reflects on the

standard of particular Public Bodies corporate governance. The decision of the judges will be

final. In the event that the judges are unable to find entries of sufficient merit, they may, at their

discretion, withhold some awards.

G. Award Ceremony  The Awards Ceremony should be attended by all applicants and other guests and will be

held in February 2021.

 Media representatives will be invited to cover the Awards Ceremony as a part of the

public relations arrangement.

Notification: Enquiries in relation to the Public Bodies Corporate Governance Awards 2020 should be directed to:

Miss Greta Bogues

Chairman, PSOJ Corporate Governance Committee

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica

39 Hope Road, Kingston 10.

Phone: 876-927-6238

Email : cherylb@psoj.org and/or gretab@cwjamaica.com

OR

Mrs. Cheryl Sylvester-James

Senior Director, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4.

Phone: 876- 932-5056

Email: cheryl.james@mof.gov.jm

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 Corporate social responsibility.

 Conflict of interest and connected transactions and

relationships.

 Other disclosures relating to, e.g., board committees, internal

audit, shareholder communications and investor relations.

 Ease of identifying compliance information.

The judges will also take into account other publicly- available

information that reflects on the standard of particular Public

Bodies corporate governance. The decision of the judges will be

final. In the event that the judges are unable to find entries of

sufficient merit, they may, at their discretion, withhold some

awards.

G. Award Ceremony  The Awards Ceremony should be attended by all applicants

and other guests and will be held in February 2021.

 Media representatives will be invited to cover the Awards

Ceremony as a part of the public relations arrangement.

Notification: Enquiries in relation to the Public Bodies Corporate Governance Awards 2020 should be directed to:

Miss Greta Bogues

Chairman, PSOJ Corporate Governance Committee

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica

39 Hope Road, Kingston 10.

Phone: 876-927-6238

Email : cherylb@psoj.org and/or gretab@cwjamaica.com OR

Mrs. Cheryl Sylvester-James

Senior Director, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4.

Phone: 876- 932-5056

Email: cheryl.james@mof.gov.jm

Categories Scores

Board composition, functions & structure 25% Corporate governance policies, procedures & practices

30%

Compliance and disclosure of information 20% Risk Measurement and Internal Controls 25%

TOTAL 100%

C. Award Categories BEST OVERALL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

AWARD

SPECIAL AWARDS as noted hereunder:

 Best Annual Report Award  Best Website Award

 Most Improved Public Body

FOUR (4) DEDICATED CATEGORY AWARDS:

1. BOARD COMPOSITION, FUNCTIONS &

STRUCTURE

This award aims to identify good corporate governance

practices articulated in the CGF especially in relation to

the separation of roles of the CEO and Board Chair, Board

diversity, competency of Board members, establishment

of Board Committees, and conduct of orientation and

training of Board members as well as board evaluation.

2. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICIES, PROCE-

DURES AND PRACTICES

This award seeks to assess the extent to which specific

recommended corporate governance policies, procedures

and practices in relation to the operation of the Board have

been implemented. These include Board Charter,

Corporate Social Responsibility policy, appraisal of the

CEO and availability of preparatory documents for board

meetings.

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