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Evolution of sustainability reporting in Asia Pacific

Beyond the horizon

The ESG regulatory environment in Asia-Pacific has evolved significantly in recent years. More and more organizations recognize the growing importance of sustainable business practices and responsible corporate behaviour. There has also been increased recognition among governments, regulators and businesses on the importance of ESG factors in corporate decision-making and investor relations. ​

The region has witnessed a surge in investor interest in ESG factors. By providing standardized metrics and guidelines, ESG reporting enables stakeholders to assess an organization's sustainability initiatives, risk management practices and ethical conduct. Institutional investors, asset managers and financial institutions are increasingly incorporating ESG considerations into their investment decision-making processes. It is now acknowledged that ESG performance can have a material impact on a company's long-term financial performance and risk profile. As a result, many organizations in Asia-Pacific are under growing pressure to disclose reliable and meaningful ESG information to not only attract investment but also to enhance their goodwill and maintain a competitive edge.​

As ESG reporting and the related regulatory landscape in Asia-Pacific continues to evolve, the region will play a critical role in promoting sustainable development, addressing pressing environmental and social challenges, and meeting the demands of an evolving investment landscape. Organizations should embrace the principles of ESG and the region's commitment to responsible business practices to ensure a more sustainable and inclusive future.​

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