Update on SGX’s Responses to Comments on Consultation Papers: (1) Climate and Diversity: The way forward (2) Starting with a Common Set of Core ESG Metrics (“SGX Responses to Consultation Papers”)

11 Jan 2022 LegisWatch

On 15 December 2021, Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) announced changes to the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) Listing Rules (Mainboard) and the SGX-ST Listing Rules (Catalist) to address the issue of sustainability, in particular concerning climate-related disclosures based on recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, assurance of sustainability reports and training for directors.

This update highlights the key changes introduced by SGX on sustainability reporting and its rollout of guidelines for sustainability reporting in the form of core environmental, social and governance metrics following the release of the SGX Responses to Consultation Papers.

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