Hong Kong

“ESG is new buzzword for listed companies, investors in HK, Asia as regulations tighten” – South China Morning Post – June 12, 2016

On June 12, 2016 South China Morning Post reported on new listing requirements for Hong Kong listed companies, requiring companies to report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and compliance with laws as well as regulations.  According to South China Morning Post, “(m)andatory disclosures by Hong Kong companies about policies and how they plan […]

“Exchange Launches Revamped ESG Webpage on HKEX Website” – The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEX) – April 3, 2016

In a news release published on April 3, 2016 the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEX) announced that it “launched a revamped Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) webpage on the HKEX website to give listed issuers updated guidance on ESG reporting. The revamp followed from the Exchange’s announcement on 21 December 2015 that it had decided to strengthen the […]