Notice of Improving Listed Companies’ Assumption of Social Responsibilities

China Current 2008

In May 2008, the Shanghai Exchange issued the Shanghai CSR notice. Listed companies should establish a CSR strategy from at least four aspects and the CSR report should include details of the work performed by the company in promoting sustainability development. For example, this may include protection of employee health and safety via quality control of the company products or promoting a sustainable environment and ecosystem through pollutant reduction.


General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All listed companies

Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Type of instrument

Code of conduct or guideline

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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