What makes the cut? Charting materiality amongst Singapore’s sustainability reporters.

Carrie Johnson, Wong Dan Chi, Nicolas Heath & Lim Sze Wei February 2017 With the Singapore Stock Exchange’s (SGX) announcement this year that sustainability reporting is to be introduced on a comply or explain basis for all listed companies from the end of FY2017, understanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) material issues has never been […]

Singapore’s 2019 Carbon Tax…does it matter to you?

Nurul Amillin Hussain. A carbon tax on emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) will be implemented in 2019, as announced on the 20th of February in the 2017 Budget, delivered by the Minister of Finance, Heng Swee Keat. This move towards carbon pricing follows other policy initiatives to reduce Singapore’s emissions intensity to 36% below 2005 […]

Budget 2017: Sustainable Development for a Resilient Singapore

  The 2017 budget which was announced by Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlined initiatives to boost sustainable growth and productivity amidst global political and economic uncertainties Here are some key sustainability-related points from the Budget Statement: Economic Plans to help companies manage economic transition In view of continued weakness, the Government will defer […]

SGX subsidised Sustainability Reporting Workshops

Paia will be running the following SGX subsidised workshops primarily focused to assist Singapore Exchange (SGX) listed companies to meet the new requirements. Workshops run from 20 February 2017 and will be conducted into March 2017. [Read More]

Knowledge Building Series - Water Risk Course
Friday, 24th March 2017

Paia’s Knowledge Building Series are courses that focus on some of the high-risk topics identified by the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2017. The first course in this series will focus on the issue of Water Risk, and how it can affect organisations. From a reporting point of view, this course will zoom in on how participants can lead their organisations to better manage water usage, track data points and reduce the water impacts of their operations. [Read More]

Sustainability Reporting Toolkit Training Package (Inclusive of Reporting Tools, Templates & Training)
Monday, 27th March 2017

Monday 27th March, 2017 – BOOK NOW

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

30% off Early Bird Discount for Bookings made 4 weeks before the course i.e. 27th Feb 2017 – Book Now.

2 Day Sustainability Reporting Training
Thursday-Friday, 6th & 7th April 2017

SGX has rolled out their Sustainability Reporting Guidelines for all listed companies. Paia’s course 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.

Paia has been running these courses in Singapore since 2002 and many of those attending have successfully gone on to produce sustainability reports as a direct result of this course. [Read More]

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SDGs & Sustainability Strategy
Tentatively 20th April 2017

As more organisations adopt the SDGs globally, the impetus on corporations to report non-financial information in the context of broader societal goals increases.

The SDGs & Sustainability Strategy 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. [Read More]

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What Matters

Strategy – why sustainability is good for value

Understand your exposure to sustainable development risks and opportunities, from leadership and engagement, reputation and supply chain resilience, to social licence to operate and human rights management. Embed sustainability practices in your business to create and protect corporate value.

Sustainability Reporting – accountability in action

Devise a Report on how you understand and manage the relevant sustainable development risks in your business. Prepare and produce high quality communications aligned with stakeholder expectations and international reporting frameworks.

Sustainability Training – Build your team

Join our public courses or book a bespoke in-house training session. Learn business sustainability principles, how to use the Global Reporting Initiative Guidelines, and how to do materiality assessment or stakeholder engagement.

Knowledge Partner – evolving organisational competence

Our pedigree and international experience help institutional programmes such as Singapore Sustainability Label, Global Compact Network Singapore with training, or Singapore Environment Council with auditing.

Sustainability Assurance – Report on the right things correctly

We help you get ready for sustainability report assurance. We provide assurance services, to AA1000 and ISAE3000. We can assess the integrity and accuracy of Green Bond information and data used by investors.

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