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Sustainability Practices

Overview of ESG

What is ESG

What is ESG?

Environment, Social and Governance (hereafter “ESG”) are the main pillars of corporate sustainability in which it concerns organisations’ behaviour and non-financials, ranging from topics like carbon emissions and human rights. Effective from 1 January 2017, listed companies in Hong Kong are obliged to disclose their ESG information by following the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide issued by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (hereafter “HKEX”)[1].


Why does ESG crucial for SMEs?