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Amendments to Main Market Listing Requirements relating to Sustainability Statement in Annual Reports and Issuance of the Sustainability Reporting Guide and Toolkits

Malaysia Current 2015

The main Listing Requirements are amended to require the disclosure of a "Sustainability Statement" covering material sustainability issues

Issuer name

Bursa Malaysia

More information

"a listed issuer must include in its annual report, a narrative statement of the listed issuer’s management of material economic, environmental and social risks and opportunities ". The amendments provide that companies filling a GRI report are automatically compliant. These amendments also come with a Sustainability Reporting Guide issued by Bursa Malaysia, where GRI is strongly referenced : concepts such as ESG and materiality are adapted from the GRI guidelines and GRI is recommended.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

All public listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Annual report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

All

Status

Current

Country

Malaysia

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2015

Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Reporting requirements

Self-regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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