China

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  • Service: Advisory, Risk Consulting, Climate Change & Sustainability Services
  • Type: Business and industry issue, Regulatory update
  • Date: 9/25/2012

Hong Kong Stock Exchange to Amend Listing Rules for ESG Reporting 

On 31 August 2012, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) announced that it will make sustainability reporting (also known as Environmental Social Governance (ESG) reporting) recommended best practice for listed companies starting from the end of 2012. The HKEx has now firmly placed Hong Kong on track to follow the wider regional and global trends of increased ESG disclosure.