ECGI's mission is to improve corporate governance and stewardship through independent scientific research and related activities. It is to assist the top academics in the field of corporate governance in bringing their research to the attention of leading practitioners, policymakers and thought leaders by making state of the art knowledge accessible and relevant to them. It is to make high quality research accessible for the public good.

Working papers

The ECGI Working Paper series is a repository of academic research papers produced by ECGI Research members consisting of highly qualified and renowned academics from across the globe. The series is managed by a team of ECGI Editors and the papers focus on Corporate Governance topics in both Law and Finance fields. 


This page provides information about book publications of the ECGI Research Members.


ECGI makes available the full texts of corporate governance codes, principles of corporate governance and corporate governance reforms both in Europe and elsewhere. All contributions are acknowledged and credited. It should be noted that the ECGI does not hold the copyright, nor can we guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information. Click here to submit a new code to the repository.


The ECGI news section is focused on news about ECGI, events, projects, publications and ECGI members. It is not intended as a news site to share media stories about corporate governance. Queries about news stories can be directed to


Videos from ECGI events enable the ideas and debates that emerge in live situations to be shared with a wider audience for consideration. This helps to identify areas for further research, foster debate and educate people on corporate governance issues. As with all ECGI material, these videos are published in the interest of providing a public service.


This page provides information and direct links to the blogs of ECGI Institutional Members.


Frequently Answered Questions about submissions to the ECGI Working Paper Series


With the generous support of Aberdeen Standard Investments and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, the ECGI awards annual prizes for the best papers published in the ECGI Finance and Law Working Paper series. Past sponsors include Allen & Overy (2008 -2018), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (2005-2008) and Egon Zehnder International (2005-2008).