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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

04 December 2019

Survey on ESG Reporting of Hong Kong Listed Companies

The number of mandatory environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting requirements worldwide has increased rapidly in recent years. It is clear that ESG issues are global market concerns.

Effective from 1 January 2016, every listed company in Hong Kong is required to disclose its ESG information on an annual basis.

To understand ESG reporting practices since the implementation of this regulation, BDO Hong Kong has conducted a desktop survey and reviewed the ESG disclosures of 300 companies listed on the Main Board.

If you want to learn more about the survey finding, please click below links:

Year 2019

Press release


You may also view the surveys conducted in previous years:


Year 2018

Slides from presentation

Press release

Year 2017

Executive summary

Slides from the presentation

Press release