Internationalization of Corporate Reporting and Corporate Governance Reports in Taiwan
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Corporate Social Responsibility report defined
Newest statistics of English reporting of listed companies in Taiwan
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Regulators of Taiwan's capital markets have laid great emphasis on Internationalization in recent years, including issues of corporate governance. In order to facilitate their integration with international markets, entities including the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TSE) and Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) not only require complete adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) but now also mandate ongoing corporate governance evaluations on the part of local listed companies.
- February  marked a new chapter in the history of Taiwan’s stocks as institutions formally surpassed individuals at 51.8%, making it a major driving force of the market's movement.
- Definition of CSR is no longer evaluated solely upon economic values such as profits to shareholders but a wider compilation of how a corporation fits within its environment; entity’s ability to address issues such as corporate ethics, corporate governance, and environmental protection.
- [A] hastily translated annual or CSR report would generate the opposite of positive attention, raise red flags in the minds of investors and stakeholders and possibly defeat the whole purpose.