ESG Disclosures: Improving the Quality of ESG Data and its Impact

Sustainability

23
Nov 2022

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

SIDC LAMS

Speakers : Puteri Nabeela Johari | Goran Simic

Registration closing date is 3 business days before the programme date or when all seats are fully taken.
TBC:
10 CPE

MYR 650 *Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

ESG Disclosures: Improving the Quality of ESG Data and its Impact

Whilst Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is rapidly becoming the top-of-mind agenda around the world, it is the ESG disclosures that is attracting attention. In recent years ESG disclosures have been in the spotlight, as investors look beyond the surface of organisations’ ESG/sustainability reports.

ESG disclosures can provide valuable insights and help create long-term value for stakeholders as it promotes the organisation ESG performance improvements. It also reflects the companies’ initiatives in mitigating associated risks to generate sustainable long-term financial returns. Thus, the demand for quality of ESG disclosures is on the rise as various stakeholders demand for better quality information to assess an organisation’s performance, significant to ESG risks and opportunities when making investment decisions.

This programme will discuss at length the ESG disclosures dynamics and perspectives in relations to its importance, the quality of data and information gathered, disclosure gaps as well as the challenges it brings. Further discussions will explore  Bursa Malaysia’s Sustainability reporting and how business organisations may benefit and make a greater impact in showcasing the organisation’s sustainable performance and overall value to its stakeholders.

Programme Objective

This programme aims to provide comprehensive insights into how quality ESG data and information will impact  sustainability reporting exercise and ESG disclosures practices.

 

Mode

Live Webinar

 

Target Audience

Individual 

C-Suites, Directors, Finance and Investment officer, Risk Management Officers, Sustainability and ESG officers, Capital Markets Services Representative’s License Holders (CMSRL), Fund Managers, Analysts, Investors, Academicians, University Students and Public.

Institutions

Public Listed Companies (PLCs), Consultancy Firms, Advisory Firms, Investment Banks, Asset management companies, Fund Management Companies, Investment & Private Equity Firms, Ratings Agencies and Stockbroking Firms.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance and impact of quality ESG disclosures to business organisation
  • Identify the gaps in ESG disclosures and information
  • Explain the challenges associated with acquiring quality ESG data and information
  • Examine Bursa Malaysia’s sustainability reporting framework for PLCs in Malaysia as per the Listing Requirements
  • Discuss how companies align the national and global reporting standards into their sustainability reporting

Competencies

  1. Core – Governance (Proficiency Level 3)
  2. Core – Risk Management (Proficiency Level 3)
  3. Behavioural (Organisational Leadership) – Business Acumen (Proficiency Level 3)
9.00 am ESG Disclosures and Its Impact

  • Importance of ESG and its disclosures to business organisation
  • Key drivers pushing global development in ESG disclosures
  • Factors driving the demand for quality ESG disclosures
  • Effects of quality ESG disclosures

Discussions:  The role of ESG disclosures in influencing business decisions

Speaker:

  1. Puteri Nabeela Johari, Vice President, Research, Khazanah National Berhad
10.00 am Screen Break
10.15 am Improving Data in Bridging the ESG Disclosures Gap

  • Gaps in ESG data and information
  • What determines the quality of ESG data and information – Material vs Immaterial information
  • Screening criteria in producing quality ESG data and information – Separating facts from fiction
  • Challenges associated with ESG disclosures and acquiring quality ESG data and information

Discussions: What constitutes effective ESG disclosures

Speaker:

  1. Goran Simic, Technical ESG Sales Manager, Sustainable Corporate Solutions, Asia-Pacific (Sydney), Sustainalytics
11.15 am Screen Break
11.30 am Bursa Sustainability Reporting – Part I

  • The value of sustainability reporting – Main frameworks and standards on sustainability reporting e.g. TCFD, GRI, SASB, FTSE4Good
  • Bursa’s Sustainability reporting framework for PLCs in Malaysia – Listing Requirements and the extent of disclosure

Bursa Sustainability Reporting – Part II

  • Decoding the Sustainability Reporting Guide and Toolkit – Selecting the Themes and Indicators
  • Understanding current practices and exposures, having the right data (quality information), capabilities and processes in monitoring and managing ESG and its disclosures
  • Measuring the impact of sustainability reporting activities
  • Communicating company’s performance in relations to sustainable value
  • Aligning companies’ reporting framework with national and global standards
1.00 pm End of Programme

About the Speaker

Puteri Nabeela Johari

Vice President, Research, Khazanah National Berhad

Goran Simic

Technical ESG Sales Manager, Sustainable Corporate Solutions, Asia-Pacific (Sydney), Sustainalytics

+
READ MORE
*The SIDC reserves the right to amend the programme as deemed appropriate without prior notice

Recommended for you

Training
Past Programmes
25
Apr 2019
Claimable
10 CPE
MDEC – SIDC Data Driven Decision Workshop
25 April 2019

25 April 2019

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

ADAX (ASEAN Data Analytics eXchange), Kuala Lumpur

Training
Past Programmes
Claimable
10 CPE
25
Apr 2019
MDEC – SIDC Data Driven Decision Workshop

25 April 2019

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

ADAX (ASEAN Data Analytics eXchange), Kuala Lumpur

FacebookWhatsAppLinkedInEmail
Training
Past Programmes
17
Jul 2019
10 CPE
Going Big With Big Data
17 July 2019

17 July 2019

8:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Securities Commission Malaysia

Training
Past Programmes
10 CPE
17
Jul 2019
Going Big With Big Data

17 July 2019

8:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Securities Commission Malaysia

MYR 950

FacebookWhatsAppLinkedInEmail
Training
Past Programmes
17
Jul 2019
10 CPE
ICM Series: The Shariah Rule-Making Process In Modern Islamic Finance Explained
17 & 18 July 2019

17 & 18 July 2019

8:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Securities Commission Malaysia

Training
Past Programmes
10 CPE
17
Jul 2019
ICM Series: The Shariah Rule-Making Process In Modern Islamic Finance Explained

17 & 18 July 2019

8:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Securities Commission Malaysia

MYR 750

FacebookWhatsAppLinkedInEmail

View SIDC Calendar

Download

View T&C
SIDC – Delivering Professional Excellence