Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is tightening the rules on environment, social and governance disclosures for listed companies from 2021. Photo: AFPHong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is tightening the rules on environment, social and governance disclosures for listed companies from 2021. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is tightening the rules on environment, social and governance disclosures for listed companies from 2021. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong listed firms get ‘F’ on ESG report card, put on notice as rules become mandatory in 2021

  • Only 39 per cent of 500 randomly-chosen ESG reports on or before June 30 fully disclosed their environmental performance indicators
  • HKEX will add disclosures on climate-change and social issues as mandatory for listed firms from 2021
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is tightening the rules on environment, social and governance disclosures for listed companies from 2021. Photo: AFPHong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is tightening the rules on environment, social and governance disclosures for listed companies from 2021. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is tightening the rules on environment, social and governance disclosures for listed companies from 2021. Photo: AFP
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