Following the ESG webinar jointly presented by DFIN, SGX RegCo and industry leaders in October 2020, DFIN’s John Truzzolino, Director of Corporate Governance Services continued the dialogue with Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer of City Developments Limited (CDL). Esther is an active advocate for green building and sustainability, she spearheaded the publication of the first sustainability report using GRI standards in Singapore in 2008. Today, CDL is ranked as a top real estate company on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World 2020 list.
Watch the full interview to learn more about CDL’s sustainability journey, and hear Esther’s suggestions to businesses on driving preparedness for climate change, improving investor communications and creating decision-useful disclosures in the post-pandemic era.
- Driving preparedness for climate change and unexpected risks in the post-pandemic era
- The steps CDL are taking to ensure employee health and safety
- CDL’s sustainability reporting journey, and how the communications with investors and stakeholders had improved over the past years
- Recommendations for SGX-listed firms as they look to create decision-useful disclosures and report ESG data in 2021
Date of recording: December 18, 2020
Duration: 17 minutes