On 27 Jun 2011, Singapore Exchange (SGX) launched Guidelines to Sustainability Reporting, following a public consultation in Aug 2010 over accountability for conducting businesses in a sustainable manner.
SGX’s Malaysia counterpart, Bursa Malaysia, has made CSR mandatory reporting for listed companies four years ago. Hong Kong is also looking at its reporting guide.
In SGX CEO Mr Magnus Bocker’s words “We will never be leaders as a global exchange, unless our companies are global leaders in the way they report, in the way they do business”.
View the full Guidelines here