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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