Corporate Governance

“Coronavirus Pandemic Could Elevate ESG Factors” – The Wall Street Journal – March 25, 2020

On March 25, 2020 The Wall Street Journal reported that the “recent volatility in financial markets due to the coronavirus pandemic could provide investors with more of an incentive to grill companies on nonfinancial risks. Environmental, social and governance investing was growing in popularity before the virus began to circulate, as investors flocked to companies […]

“Hong Kong Exchange launches new e-training, guidelines for ESG reporting” –The Asset ESG Forum – March 9, 2020

On March 9, 2020 The Asset reported that the “Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), has launched its updated environmental, social and governance (ESG) e-training programme and published its new guidelines on ESG reporting to help issuers better navigate the evolving standards on ESG reporting. ‘As […]