Latest SGX Report Reveals Status of Sustainability Reporting by Singapore Companies

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Latest SGX Report Reveals Status of Sustainability Reporting by Singapore Companies

  • Latest SGX Report Reveals Status of Sustainability Reporting by Singapore Companies 3 years after SGX mandated sustainability reporting, what are the key improvements and gaps in ESG reporting by Singapore companies?
  • Date: Dec 20, 2019
  • Category: Sustainability
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About the Report:

The study - produced by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Centre for Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School - highlighted the progress of sustainability reporting practices among Singapore-listed companies and discussed opportunities for achieving higher reporting quality.

Examples of key findings include:

  • Sustainability reporting is growing more sophisticated year on year, with companies improving on their sustainability disclosures since SGX’s listing requirements on sustainability reporting
  • Certain industries taking the lead: The real estate, health care and communication services sectors produced the best-quality reports
  • Climate action: 6.5% of Singapore companies or 32 companies, acknowledged climate change as a material factor
  • Tone from the top: Only 8% of companies linked sustainability performance with executive remuneration
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Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO)

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