The Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC), a non-profit organization, is Brazil's main center for the development of best Corporate Governance practices.
The IBGC organizes talks, lectures, forums, conferences, training courses and networking events for professionals, publishes books and conducts researches. The Institute also offers a Certification Program for Directors and Fiscal Council members, offering additional insight into a range of issues vital to improving their business performance. Those who receive the certificate become members certified of the IBGC Director Recruiting service Database.
Based in São Paulo, the IBGC has seven regional Chapters located in Ceará, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina.
It is currently hosting the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in Brazil and is part of the network of Latin American Corporate Governance Institutes (IGCLA) and the Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI), a group that includes corporate governance and board of directors' institutes from around the world.
Since November 27, 1995, the Institute has been supporting sustainable development and influencing the agents in our society to drive greater transparency, fairness and responsibility.