Sustainability Reporting Workshops 2017/2018


This will be the last Sustainability Reporting Course conducted by Paia Consulting in 2017 and we can start planning our training budgets for Year 2018. Register to get yourself equip with the skills and knowledge to produce your sustainability report!

Sustainability Reporting 2 Day Course

Wednesday – Thursday, 6 & 7 December 2017

The 2-day workshop details what sustainability reporting is, what the frameworks (GRI, Integrated Reporting & SASB) are and will work through the key steps to producing a sustainability report. Click here for more information.

SDGs & Sustainability Strategy

Thursday, 11 January 2018

The training session will provide participants with a strategic approach and practical knowledge on how to adopt, align and integrate the 17 SDGs into their Economic, Environmental, Social and Governance material issues and ultimately into their organisation’s overall sustainability/business strategy. Click here for more information.

Supply Chain & Sustainable Procurement

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Learn how to manage your supply chain more responsibly whilst fulfilling the reporting requirements. You will learn about business drivers, stakeholder expectations, tools and approaches in a hands-on way, how to integrate sustainable purchasing policies into your business strategy combined with sharing of best practice in effective supply chain sustainability. Click here for more information.

Sustainability Reporting Toolkit Package (Inclusive of Reporting Tools, Templates & Training)

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Write your Sustainability Report in-house with our specially designed Toolkit, compliant with SGX Sustainability Reporting guidelines. It is intended for corporates who do not wish to use a consultant in the development of your sustainability report. Click here for more information.

 



Sustainability Reporting Roundtable for Directors of Catalist Companies


SGX has conducted 2 sessions of the Sustainability Reporting Roundtable for Directors of Catalist Companies. The first session was held at Singapore Sustainability Academy on 14th September 2017 and the second session held at SBF Center on 21st September 2017 with the support of GCNS.

SGX gave an overview of the sustainability reporting requirements and guide. Catalist companies that have already produced their sustainability reports shared practical first-hand experiences about their sustainability reporting journey, hurdles faced and benefits reaped in the process. Sustainability professionals and consultants were present as well and provided useful tips on what it entails to produce a sustainability report.

The sessions were well received and response was overwhelming. SGX is now organising a third session to be held at SGX Centre on 24th October 2017.

To find out more on the first two sessions, click here.

Directors of Catalist companies who wish to sign up for the third session can send an email to sustainability.reporting@sgx.com

For more information on sustainability reporting, click here.



Upcoming sustainability reporting workshops by Paia Consulting


Paia Consulting will be conducting a series of training workshops to dive into the various aspects of sustainability reporting.  Register for the sessions now!

SUPPLY CHAIN & SUSTAINABILITY PROCUREMENT

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Learn how to manage your supply chain more responsibly whilst fulfilling the reporting requirements.  You will learn about business drivers, stakeholder expectations, tools and approaches in a hands-on way, how to integrate sustainable purchasing policies into your business strategy combined with sharing of best practice in effective supply chain sustainability.  Read more

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING TOOLKIT PACKAGE (INCLUSIVE OF REPORTING TOOLS, TEMPLATES & TRAINING)

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Write your Sustainability Report in-house with our specially designed Toolkit, compliant with SGX Sustainability Reporting guidelines.  The toolkit includes a 32 page Handbook written by Paia, Reporting Tools & Templates to get you started and a special 1 day training to help you through it all.  Read more

STRATEGIC SUSTAINABILITY STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Stakeholder Engagement along with Materiality is on of the key building blocks of a good Sustainability Report. The course focuses on analysing the business case for stakeholder engagement, mapping the key areas in the successful engagement cycle. The course is ideal for those new to stakeholder management, or those who wish to strengthen their stakeholder engagement skills. Read more

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING 2 DAY COURSE

Thursday & Friday, 19 & 20 October 2017

The 2-day course details what sustainability reporting is, what the frameworks are and work through the key steps to producing a sustainability report. The course is practical, taking SGX’s reporting requirements and demonstrating through case study examples (local & global) of how companies typically meet these guidelines in practice.  Read more



Exclusive GRI Sustainability Reporting Training Workshop


Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) will be holding two exclusive half-day training workshops with GRI’s Knowledge Director, Ms. Alyson Slater.

This workshop has been designed to clarify how companies can link the GRI Standards and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The workshop is a half day event and is aimed at sustainability report preparers and professionals in the field of Corporate Sustainability and Sustainability Management.

Register for your selected workshop on 28 August or 31 August 2017! Participants will receive GRI’s official Certificate of Attendance after completing the half-day workshop.

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Ricoh sets materiality and environmental goals aimed to resolve social issues in accordance with U.N. SDGs and the Paris Agreement


Ricoh Company, Ltd announced new goals to strengthen their commitment to fostering sustainability in business and society. Ricoh started its 19th Mid-Term Management plan from April 2017, and to coincide with the plan, Ricoh outlined five material issues and new environmental goals that include achieving zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. Ricoh aims to create new markets and value propositions by looking broadly at social issues, and taking on the challenge to resolve them while simultaneously achieving social development and Ricoh’s own business growth.

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The Future of Sustainability and Reporting for Corporate Sustainability


Global Compact Network Singapore recently hosted a Thought Leadership event to address The Future of Sustainability and Reporting for Corporate Sustainability. Participants were able to learn from mature reporting organisations on the opportunities that exist in aligning to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and using corporate reporting as a tool to inform business decisions while also transforming local economies and societies.

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SGX Appoints GCNS to run Sustainability Reporting Workshops for Listed Companies


GCNS has been appointed by SGX to organise one-day workshops to assist listed companies prepare their sustainability reports. Each listed company can send up to two representatives and need only pay $250 (instead of $500) per person with subsidies provided by SGX. The subsidises will end 31 March 2017.

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Aligning with investor ESG needs: Roadmap for listed companies


The launch of the “Comply or Explain” sustainability reporting guidelines by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) earlier this year has created a significant buzz among the locally listed companies. Concerns on what the entire process entails, the resources required and what kind of effects it would have on organisational performance.
PUBLISHED DEC 12, 2016
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Arvind’s first sustainability report wins Asia’s top awards


India’s leading lifestyle and fashion conglomerate, Arvind Limited, clinched Asia’s Best First Time Sustainability Report award at the recently concluded 2016 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) in Singapore.
PUBLISHED DEC 10, 2016
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GRI launches new global standards to help companies report on sustainability


At the launch event in Singapore hosted by Fuji Xerox, the business community discussed the importance of reporting and how the new GRI Standards afford greater accessibility and flexibility for first-timers.
PUBLISHED NOV 30, 2016
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Like an open book, CDL discloses all


Good corporate governance is the cornerstone of any corporation that wants to remain relevant for the future, says its CEO.
PUBLISHED OCT 2, 2016, 5:30 AM SGT
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At FairPrice, sustainability is in its DNA


NTUC FairPrice, the largest supermarket chain in Singapore, on Thursday published its first sustainability report, which covers data and activities at all its 130 outlets and warehouse and logistics operations for the 2015 calendar year.
PUBLISHED SEP 23, 2016, 5:50 AM SGT
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Can big businesses be social enterprises too?


The business case for companies to be more socially responsible has been proven, but what comes next? Speakers and panellists brainstormed at this year’s CSR and Social Innovators Forum in Singapore.
PUBLISHED Thursday 15 September 2016
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Singapore firms ‘lag behind in sustainability reporting’


Only 71% had done reports, study shows; but this will change with new SGX requirements
PUBLISHED JUL 21, 2016, 5:00 AM SGT
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SGX’s new sustainability reporting rules will help ‘open up markets’


Singapore continues to increase momentum in sustainability reporting by mandating listed companies to report on environment, society and governance factors on a ‘comply or explain’ basis.
PUBLISHED Wednesday 22 June 2016
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Sustainability reporting for all listed companies mandatory from FY2017


A survey of institutional investors found that 90 per cent consider sustainability factors
PUBLISHED: 4:00 AM, JUNE 21, 2016

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