The new Code of Corporate Governance for Mauritius (2016)

The new Code of Corporate Governance for Mauritius has been published on the National Corporate Governance Committee website at The code comprises a set of principles and guidance aimed at improving and guiding the governance practices of organisations within Mauritius. It forms part of a larger body of existing laws, rules, regulations, principles and best practices that include:

  • Laws of Mauritius (e.g., the Companies Act, 2001)
  • Regulations
  • Listing rules (e.g., the Listing Rules for the Stock Exchange of Mauritius)
  • Standards, guidelines and codes of best practice (e.g., the Bank of Mauritius Guidelines)
  • Corporate rules and provisions (e.g., bylaws)
  • Formal documents within an organisation (e.g., board charters)

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Essentials of Directorship (2 days)

with Juan Carlos Fernandez Zara

Date : 14-15 September 2016

Time: 08.30 - 17.00

Location: Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel

For aspiring and new directors, and senior executives who interact with a board, this comprehensive two-day course will give you insights on the roles and responsibilities of the board as well as individual directors on different aspects of governance, finance, strategy and risk.
  • Defining Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance Pillars
  • Board Role, Directors’ Duties and Liabilities
  • The Effective Board Composition and Structure
  • Board Procedures
  • Board Dynamics
  • What strategy is (and isn’t)
  • The role of the board in developing strategy
  • The impacts of strategy and the benefits of strategic planning
  • Formulation and development processes and how strategy is communicated
  • Evaluating strategy

  • Board role in Financial Stewardship, Oversight
  • Users of Financial Information
  • Reporting
  • Board Role in Control and Oversight
  • Board Duties, Delegation to An Audit Committee
  • The concept of risk, risk management and the board
  • Risk assessment and the appetite for risk
  • Monitoring and reporting risks and risk treatment for effective board oversight
  • Risk management framework
  • Case Study: Organica Futura


Integrated Annual Report 2014-15



The Mauritius Institute of Directors’ (“MIoD”) reports annually in line with the Companies Act 2001 and this Annual Integrated Report for the year ended 30 June 2015 has been prepared using the Global Reporting Initiative (“GRI”) G4 guidelines. Click below to read our latest Annual Report and related documents. 


Annual Report 2014-15

Ecological Footprint

HR Policy & Guidelines

Director's Register


The Directors’ Register of the MIoD consists of a pool of directors and senior executives from cross sections of industries and professions which enables companies to recruit suitable independent directors for their board and for MIoD Members and Fellows to promote themselves as potential independent director to sit on the boards of other organisations. Being listed on the Register is exclusive to MIoD Fellows and Members and is free of charge. 

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Sign up for Membership today!

The Mauritius Institute of Directors (MloD) is geared to provide business leaders with the knowledge and tools that they need to run a successful operation using the best corporate governance practices to guide them.


Member of the African Corporate Governance Network

The African Corporate Governance Network is made up of Institutes of Directors and similar organisations working to support corporate governance and ethics in Africa. It is present in 16 African countries and represents over 16,000 directors and senior executives throughout the African continent.

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