- ESG Guide and related Listing Rules to be amended to improve ESG governance and disclosure
- ESG Guide and Listing Rules amendments to take effect on 1 July 2020
- ESG Disclosure Review findings provide guidance on improving ESG reporting
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), today (Wednesday) published conclusions to its consultation on the ‘Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide (ESG Guide) and Related Listing Rules’ (ESG Consultation Conclusions)1; and the findings of its latest review of listed issuers’ ESG disclosures (ESG Disclosure Review).
“We had a very broad and strongly supportive response to this consultation, and we are pleased to be announcing significant improvements to the ESG governance and disclosure framework for Hong Kong-listed companies. The changes reflect the Exchange’s commitment to enhancing Hong Kong’s ESG regulatory framework and to meeting investor and stakeholder expectations in accordance with international best practices. We would like to thank all those who made submissions to the consultation,” said David Graham, HKEX’s Head of Listing.
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