ESG Disclosure Tag

ESG investing is a new initiative with fast-growing awareness among Chinese companies. It impacts the entire investment value chain including asset owners, asset managers, as well as listed companies and their stakeholders. This initiative is yet to become a mainstream phenomenon in the Chinese...

OneConnect Financial Technology [OCFT:US], a fintech subsidiary of Ping An Insurance Group [2318:HK], announced that the firm has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore Exchange (SGX) [SGX:SP] to jointly establish an ESG platform for the Asia-Pacific region (APAC), as reported by Qianlong.com on...

Executive Summary EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) will become effective on March 10th, 2021. SFDR will also affect all asset management and advisory firms globally, including those in APAC and China who either: 1. have UCITS products;2. provide advisory services to EU asset managers or asset...

The Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group, jointly founded by Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), released its green and sustainable finance strategy on December 17, according to HKMA’s website on the same day. The Steering Group...

US electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla [TSLA:US] recently filed a product recall plan with China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), as reported by People.cn on October 26. The carmaker plans to recall a portion of its imported Model S and Model X cars, totaling...

On September 4, Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) revised measures for reviewing information disclosure of companies listed on the bourse, in an attempt to further boost company quality. Under the new measures, Shenzhen authorities for the first time added environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance disclosure...

What Motivates Investors to Use ESG Data? The UN-PRI was one of the initial large-scale organizations to put forth the concept of ESG, and from 2005, the idea has gained traction globally. Since then, an increasing number of institutions have ascribed to the idea, and by...

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