At Singapore Exchange (SGX), management, with guidance from the Board, sets the tone for its sustainability efforts and identifies, manages and addresses ESG factors that are material to its business. This report summarises their approach towards sustainability and progress to date, with a focus on addressing SGX’s material Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters.
The importance of corporate sustainability has grown globally as companies recognise it is a critical success factor for long-term value creation. Now, more so than ever, sophisticated investor demand greater transparency on environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) produces this report in recognition that in the longer-term, given public and shareholder expectations, it is likely that more companies will integrate sustainability with financial reporting, as they realize is it fundamental to their reputation, profitability and relevance.
Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and the entire Suntory Group contribute to a sustainable society through environmental management. They recognize that they have certain responsibilities as a business that is supported by the blessings of nature, and have created their own Targets toward 2020, inspired by the Suntory Environmental Vision toward 2050. Targets toward 2020 outlines environmental initiatives throughout the entire product life cycle. At the same time, the Suntory Group engaged in a variety of global CSR activities in partnership with our stakeholders, pursuing their corporate philosophy of working In Harmony with People and Nature.
Ricoh has been releasing a sustainability report each year since fiscal 2012. These reports provide an integrated overview of financial information and non-financial information on society and the environment. Ricoh aims to provide an informative overview of value creation at the Ricoh Group addressing all stakeholders, including shareholders and investors. The top management message lays out the Ricoh Group’s vision and policies, and highlights the corporate value they seek to create.
StarHub’s sixth annual sustainability report presents a balanced overview of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance for the calendar year 2016. StarHub’s ranking in the 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index jumped to the 8th place from the previous 24th place. StarHub ranked for the fourth consecutive year, the only Singaporean info-communications provider included in this prestigious index.
Sustainability at Sembcorp is about the creation of value over time for all our stakeholders, through an integrated approach that addresses evolving environmental, social and governance challenges and opportunities. Sembcorp is also a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, and their key sustainability principles are set out in their Sustainability Policy. These principles are applied throughout the management systems and processes. They avoid a precautionary approach to avoid or minimise negative impacts.
Following the formal ratification of the Paris Agreement, the Singapore Government released a series of measures to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen its resilience to climate change. FairPrice believes that it should also play a part in fighting climate change. FairPrice takes an active stance by engaging its customers to use less plastic bags and reduce food waste. At the same time, FairPrice will work on its infrastructure and processes to minimise its carbon footprint.
SMRT’s inaugural Sustainability Report 2016 provides an overview of their approach, priorities and progress in the area of sustainability for the Financial Year 2016 (1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016). Sustainability is integral to their business and as they embark on this journey of sustainability reporting, they also hope to identify and focus on areas of improvement. They intend to produce this report on an annual basis.
Singapore Press Holdings incorporated the Sustainability Report in their Annual Report 2016. The report focuses on the sustainability practices and strategy of SPH and its subsidiaries (the group). It covers the group’s approach and measures in managing the social, governance, economic and environmental aspects of their business operations. This is the group’s fifth report since 2012.
This Sustainability Report details Shell Singapore’s social, safety and environmental performance during 2016. Once again, we appreciate the input of the External Review Committee, which consists of leading sustainability experts, as they develop further thinking in this area. The External Review Committee also plays an important role in developing this report.
Shell is a founding member of the UN Global Compact that aims to promote environmental protection, human rights, better labour practices and anti-corruption standards through good corporate governance. Today, Shell continues to build on that work as they reshape the company and work with others to help deliver the energy that the world needs. A
At City Developments Limited (CDL), we believe in building a sustainable future by creating lasting value for our business, stakeholders, community and the environment. Over the past 20 years, our commitment to “Conserving as we Construct” has built a strong Corporate Social Responsibility foundation for CDL. Moving forward, we strive to “Create Future Value” by harnessing our capitals to achieve sustainable growth. It is about value creation with tomorrow in mind. We call this CDL Future Value 2.0.
Keppel embraces sustainability not only as a guiding principle, but on strategic and operational levels. Through promoting collaboration and harnessing human, knowledge and financial capital across the Group, Keppel aims to achieve positive and sustainable outcomes for its businesses, the environment and the community at large. The Keppel Corporation Sustainability Report 2015 was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines G4 requirements and is externally assured by an independent third-party.
As the size and scope of our Firm’s investment activities have expanded during that period, the content of our report has also broadened and deepened. This year’s report builds on the well-received foundation of previous reports, which focused on describing our ESG values, process, performance indicators, and progress. This report both identifies some of the key global challenges facing KKR, our portfolio companies, and our investors and presents our ESG investment approach in the context of those societal issues.
Singtel strives to create a compelling competitive edge through innovation, excellent customer experience, good stewardship of resources and responsible corporate citizenship. Our Sustainability Reports present and discuss aspects of our sustainability strategies, policies and performance relating to environmental, social, governance and economic issues. It also charts the developments and progress of our ongoing sustainability journey.
This sustainability report is prepared in accordance with option Comprehensive of the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines and aligned to the principle-based International Integrated Reporting <IR> Framework issued by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). MPA’s material sustainability issues were identified in accordance to the principles set out in the materiality standards of AA1000, GRI and IIRC. MPA’s materiality assessment was facilitated by an independent sustainability expert and was carried out via a well thought-out process led by MPA’s senior management.