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S'pore must take sustainability reporting bull by the horns

SGX's series of initiatives will bridge the gap between companies - and also enlighten investors and the rest of us who want to sift the good from the sea of greenwash.

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An Indonesian child's appeal for help during last year's haze, which hit the region hard with the burning in the peatlands and poor environmental management. Everyone just wanted to get to the bottom of the burning issue, and that got the sustainability ball rolling.

SINGAPORE business will likely undertake social and environmental reporting - alongside the traditional financial bottom line - on an annual basis very soon. The Singapore Exchange's (SGX) public consultation on its proposed comply-or-explain ruling on sustainability reporting in January was the