SWCS Corporate Services Group (Hong Kong) Limited (SWCS) has officially been included in the United Nations Climate Neutral Now Resources Centre participant list, becoming the first Hong Kong Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting and Consultancy services provider to join this list. In late March 2021, SWCS also officially signed the United Nations Climate Neutral Now pledge, promoting an eco-friendly and carbon neutral lifestyle.

 

Maximising listed clients’ competitive advantages has always been the aim of SWCS ESG services. A high quality ESG report, apart from adhering to compliance requirements, it can also enhance a company’s ESG performance, as well as improving its corporate image. Not only can our professional and experienced ESG professional team assist with measuring the company’s carbon footprint, we can also provide assistance in managing climate change risk, or achieving the carbon neutrality target.

 

The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) has required since 1st July 2020, that all Hong Kong listed companies have to comply with the revised ESG Reporting Guide and related listing requirements. The most important change of the guide is the addition of the mandatory disclosures responsibility in order to build up a corporate governance and ESG mechanism. Our professional ESG team is well versed in listing rules, different legal and regulatory framework, corporate governance cultures relating to ESG. Hence, we are able to assist listing companies to comply with increasing demand on ESG matters imposed by SEHK, through providing advisory services, to developing strategies to implementing.

 

Different governments from all around the globe are committed to achieve carbon neutrality, and President Xi from China also reiterated in last September that China will achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. As a special administrative region of China, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive also stated in 2020 policy that the government will work with different sectors to promote low-carbon transformation in Hong Kong to strive towards the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. All these show carbon neutrality is a global vision, responsibility shared by all countries and an action that every enterprise is committed to take.

 

SWCS has been providing ESG Reporting and Consultancy Services for different leading enterprises around the world for many years. If you require assistance or advisory on corporate ESG development, feel free to contact us @3912 0800 or email to – info@swcsgroup.com

 

Let’s work together to achieve the goal of global sustainable development!

 

The United Nations is the first intergovernmental organisation to hold a discussion on climate change. In 1992, the United Nations established the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and in December 1997, the Kyoto Protocol was passed to extend the UNFCCC. On 12th December 2015, the Paris Agreement was signed by 197 countries from the UN at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in France. Target to reduce global greenhouse gas emission substantially to limit the global temperature increase in this century to 2 degrees Celsius.