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The ESG imperative

The ESG imperative

The message from investors on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure is clear and unambiguous, Sally J Curley, CEO, Curley Global IR, writes. Treating this as a public relations exercise and producing a ‘fluff’ CSR report raises red flags for investors....

What makes a good ESG report?

What makes a good ESG report?

The Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Reporting Standards replaced the GRI’s G4 reporting framework on 1 July 2018. Vicky Lee and Carissa Pobre, Sustainability Advisers, The Purpose Business, give some tips on how to raise your game when it comes to ESG...

Climate-related financial disclosures

Climate-related financial disclosures

In a two-part series, Dr Glenn Frommer and Theodora Thunder, Principals, The Sustainability Partnership, look at guidance from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures on how companies can address one of the toughest challenges of ESG disclosure –...

CGC 2018 preview

CGC 2018 preview

CSj previews the Institute’s upcoming biennial Corporate Governance Conference, to be held on Friday 14 September 2018 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong. Next month, the 11th in the Institute’s series of biennial corporate governance conferences (CGCs) gets...

Discovery obligations of the Competition Commission

Discovery obligations of the Competition Commission

Philip Monaghan, Partner; Scott Schaeffer, Counsel; and Charles Paillard, Associate; O’Melveny, discuss the implications of a recent decision by the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal which clarifies respondent discovery rights in enforcement actions brought by the...

Liability under the Competition Ordinance

Liability under the Competition Ordinance

With key parts of the Competition Ordinance uninterpreted in Hong Kong, Peter Westerlind Wigstrom, Registered Foreign Lawyer, Deacons, looks at overseas competition cases to guide businesses and individuals on the likely extent of their liability under the law. The...

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