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Identifying impactful ESG opportunities for First Pacific

Hong Kong-based investment and holding company First Pacific wanted to more tightly identify the material issues that were particularly important to their investors. [...]

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Strengthening Metro Pacific’s ESG disclosures for investors

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation sought to strengthen its approach to ESG, particularly as part of its investor engagement practices. Challenge A leading infrastructure [...]

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Communicating stories of sustainable progress for AES

AES Vietnam sought to improve communications on how they are enabling growth through sustainability performance. Challenge A global Fortune 500 company, AES is [...]

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Showcasing Trinity Group’s sustainability journey

Trinity aimed to develop a standalone report to demonstrate its longstanding commitment to sustainability and compliance with new regulations. Challenge Trinity Group has [...]

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Delivering on Swire Properties’ creative transformation

Swire Properties looked to make a change in its ninth sustainable development report to launch their new 2030 sustainable development strategy. Challenge In [...]

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Universal Robina (URC): Igniting purposeful transformation, The Purpose Business

URC: Igniting purposeful transformation

Universal Robina Corporation wanted to put purpose at the heart of their business transformation, to support their growth in ASEAN and Oceania. Challenge [...]

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MTR, Celebrating life of the city, The Purpose Business

MTR: Celebrating life of the city

MTR wanted better ways to engage with the Hong Kong community, and strengthen their stakeholder engagement strategy for environmental NGOs. Challenge With over [...]

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Sustainability reporting in the digital age

Rebecca Walker Chan, Sustainability Advisor, argues that while new communication tools and channels can give sustainability reports more impact and relevance to their [...]

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Sustainability counsel – TPB services that suit you

At The Purpose Business, we are sticklers for rigorously applying to every client engagement, our approach:  We listen > We clarify > We [...]

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Tax transparency – a looming new certainty in life

What are the latest developments in tax reporting and what have they got to do with sustainability? Fiona Donnelly, TPB's Business Development Lead, explains. [...]

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What makes a good ESG report? The Purpose Business

What makes a good ESG report?

The Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Reporting Standards replaced the GRI’s G4 reporting framework on 1 July 2018. Vicky Lee and Carissa Pobre, Sustainability [...]

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Sustainability communications, learning from ESG reporting, The Purpose Business

Sustainability communications: learning from ESG reporting

TPB's communications lead Siân Wynn-Jones on how the Hong Kong Exchange’s analysis of ESG reports reveals advice for good sustainability communications Summer brings [...]

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CDP Philippines, The Purpose Business

CDP in the Philippines: Cities and corporates

TPB was proud to be a supporting partner at the inaugural CDP workshop in the Philippines on 7 May 2018. Measuring environmental impact [...]

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Don’t be scared of GRI Standards

TPB Sustainability Advisors Carissa Pobre and Vicky Lee share how companies are getting ready for the new standards to measure their sustainability performance. [...]

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2018: a year of responsible growth

Our Founder & Director Pat Dwyer shares TPB's predictions for sustainable business in 2018. While the world has often felt increasingly troubled in 2017, [...]

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Lessons from the Hong Kong launch of CDP results

TPB’s Founder and Director, Pat Dwyer, shares lessons from the Hong Kong launch of the CDP results. “View it with a risk lens, and […]

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Stakeholder engagement – not just for Christmas

TPB’s Founder & Director Pat Dwyer on why you shouldn’t keep good things for once a year. As reporting season looms, we find […]

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Cybersecurity and sustainability, The Purpose Business

Cybersecurity and sustainability, don’t WannaCry?

How could sustainability, which relates to climate change responses as well as environment, social and corporate governance (ESG) performance, have anything to do […]

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Build it and they will come, GRI standards, The Purpose Business

Build it, and they will come

Founder & Director Pat Dwyer on the new GRI standards and how they can be better for business.   The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) […]

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Better when vetted, The Purpose Business

Better when vetted

The encouraging growth of sustainability reporting has accelerated in Asia. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), by far the most widely used framework for […]

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ESG Reporting: A step closer to impactful business

Following a consultation with the market in 2015, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (‘the Exchange’) issued a revised version of Appendix 27 […]

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A prescription for a healthier business

Sustainability-related risks are forcing companies to rethink the way they operate, argues Pat Dwyer, Founder and Director, The Purpose Business. On a visit [...]

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Material world, The Purpose Business

A material world

Erika Leung Rodriguez and Pat Dwyer explore connected issues of  sustainability, investors’ behaviours and materiality.                 […]

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Carpe diem with purpose, The Purpose Business

Carpe diem with purpose

TPB’s Founder & Director, Pat Dwyer explains why Hong Kong companies need to demonstrate better management of their carbon emissions.       […]

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What is good ESG reporting? (Cantonese), The Purpose Business

What is good ESG reporting? (Cantonese)

Appendix 27 of the Listing Rules of the Hong Kong Exchange has been fully effective for two years already. Is it enough to [...]

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Workshop on ESG Reporting (Cantonese)

CED School of Business and The Purpose Business present a corporate sustainability training workshop on environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, led by [...]

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