The Initiative is the first of its kind to be carried out by an academic institution in the region. It was established in 2011 as part of Rami Makhzoumi’s vision to encourage the implementation of best practices. Rami’s parents wanted his legacy to continue through implementing his dream of institutionalizing companies to implement corporate governance best practices.
Since then, the initiative has offered different educational conferences, workshops and seminar series on the implementation of governance best practices in the region. It has given the opportunity to scholars and advisors in the field to present their latest findings on the topic. Moreover, it has collaborated with local and global organizations to help create awareness about the role of corporate governance in institutions. The initiative aims to be a regional player in shaping governance through education, collaboration and advocacy.