The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an autonomous institution of public interest. It enjoys its own legal entity to represent the various productive and services activities of the private sector in Abu Dhabi Emirate. According to the provisions of the Chamber law, all natural and legal persons, having their headquarters, branch or representation office in the Emirate to exercise any commercial, industrial, vocational or professional activity in the Emirate must join the Chamber and get their membership certificates
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, creates opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. The Corporation fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by supporting private sector development, mobilizing private capital, and providing advisory and risk mitigation services to businesses and governments.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to support sustainable economic growth, boost employment, raise living standards, maintain financial stability, assist other countries' economic development and contribute to growth in world trade.
Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.
Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) is the leading professional body for company secretaries and a global voice on governance and regulatory issues across all sectors. The Institute's headquarters are in London but it has separate operating units in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (ESCA) is a public body established under the Federal Law No. (4) for the year 2000, it has been given supervisory and executive powers necessary to exercise its functions and to support and protect the investments in capital markets and commodities to enhance the stability of the national economy.
The Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) is a non-profit professional association, governed by a Board of Directors directly elected by its global membership, of more than 66,533 members in 196 countries. PRMIA is represented globally by 60 chapters in major cities around the world, led by Regional Directors appointed by PRMIA's Board.
The Investor Relations Society (IR Society) is a membership organisation that exists to promote best practice investor relations in the UK and beyond. It is run by IR professionals for IR professionals.
Arab Capital Markets
Arab Capital Markets Resource Center (ACMRC) is an independent financial research and consulting company focused on the Arab capital markets. ACMRC provides in-depth market and sector research programs, a comprehensive real-time financial portal for all Arab Stock Markets, a monthly business magazine, company analysis, market trends, major economic issues, updated policy and regulations, financial market news, company announcements, reports and much more.
Brown Governance is a corporation dedicated to making the world a better place by creating, redeeming and transforming governance and leadership around the globe through contributing to the world's senior leaders and boards. Our hope is that these efforts result in no bad governance headlines, local good governance stories, no director litigation, fewer labor disputes, with Canada's principle based governance approaches leading the world in governance.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) is a stock exchange in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was established on 15 November 2000 to trade shares of UAE companies, mainly ones based in Abu Dhabi. ADX's mission is to lead the development of the capital market in the UAE and the region through a well-regulated marketplace in a lawful environment that ensures integrity, transparency and disclosure.
The IoD is a non party-political business organisation founded by Royal Charter in 1903, currently with around 43,000 members. The IoD has always championed the entrepreneur and seeks to provide an environment conducive to business success. For any company to prosper, directors will be continually engaged in making decisions involving innovation, risk and investment. Entrepreneurial activity needs to take place within a solid, strategic framework.