The Asset Corporate Awards: Excellence in Governance, CSR and Investor Relations Benchmarking offers a rigorous service for the region's listed companies. The criteria used to assess the companies include a range of metrics of financial performance, which are also a proxy for gauging management acumen. But since the purpose of the awards is to recognize the importance of sustainable growth, companies are also evaluated according to the quality of their corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility and investor relations.
All companies achieving a threshold score in the relevant categories will be eligible for the awards, which will entitle them to display The Asset award logo in their marketing. The award categories are:
In addition to the Platinum, Gold and Titanium awards, The Asset introduced five new awards in 2015:
In 2016, The Asset introduced a new award for commendable initiatives in diversity and inclusion:
Applications can be made via submission following the guidelines in the rulebook.