How to Become a Member or an Associate

Organizations can be involved in the activities of CCGG by applying to become a Member or an Associate.

All applications are subject to the approval of CCGG’s Board of Directors.

Members

  • A pension plan, investment advisor, mutual or other fund manager (or similar organization) that in the ordinary course of business manages money in a fiduciary capacity is eligible for membership.
  • Members are entitled to receive notice of all Member meetings and to attend and vote at those meetings.
  • Members are eligible to participate in all CCGG Member committees (subject to availability).
  • Members are entitled to receive all communications from the Coalition including company-specific information such as detailed reviews of the governance practices of Canadian companies and engagement meeting reports.
  • Fees are based on total assets under management (AUM). The annual fee for Members with total AUM below $1.5 billion is $2,500.
  • As the AUM increases above $1.5 billion, the fee escalates on a straight-line basis by $1,500 for every $1 billion to a maximum annual fee of $44,000.

 

Associates

  • The following organizations are eligible to become an Associate:
    • a non-Canadian-based pension plan, investment advisor, mutual or other fund manager (or similar organization) that in the ordinary course of business manages money in a fiduciary capacity and invests in Canadian equities;
    • an organization that is actively involved in promoting good governance in Canada or elsewhere and/or would provide a unique perspective that would assist CCGG in working to improve corporate governance in Canada; or
    • a Canadian or international professional organization, including a legal or accounting firm, with proven expertise in corporate governance.
  • Associates are eligible to participate in most CCGG Member committees (subject to availability).
  • Associates are entitled to receive all general information and communications sent to Members with the exception of any company specific information.
  • Associates will be invited to attend Member meetings but they are not entitled to vote at those meetings.The annual fee for an Associate is $3,000.

If you are interested in joining the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, please contact Fely David at fdavid@ccgg.ca or at 416-868-3576.

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