ICSA renamed The Chartered Governance Institute in wake of members’ consultation

ICSA: The Governance Institute has changed its name to become The Chartered Governance Institute. It’s a move which mirrors the change in name of the international professional body of which it is a division.

Clarifying the reason behind the name change, president John Heaton explained: “The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), as The Chartered Governance Institute was formerly known, changed its name by grant of a Supplemental Charter on 16 September. As members made clear to us during the extensive consultation process before they voted for the change at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting in September last year, the change of name reinforces the point that we are the only professional membership body able to award Chartered status to company secretaries and other professionals working in the field of governance.” Read more...

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