Home / Financial Services/ CSE and GRI to host Forum on Sustainability Reporting on 28 March

CSE and GRI to host Forum on Sustainability Reporting on 28 March


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 21 March 2019 00:00

Facebook

 

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will be hosting a forum onproviding guidance to listed companies on ESG disclosures.

The theme of the Forum is ‘Sustainability Reporting for Sustainable Development’. This high-level engagement will be exclusive to companies listed on the CSE and will be held on 28 March, from 10 a.m.to 13:30 p.m. at the Kingsbury hotel. 

The GRI Chief Executive Tim Mohin will be thekeynote speakeron the topic ‘Evolution of Corporate Reporting: Sustainability and Integration’ and he will be joined by an eminent line up of speakers including the First Secretary for Development at the Australian High Commission Sri Lanka Dr. Thomas Davis, CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike, Chief Economist at the Ceylon Chamber of CommerceShiran Fernando, Director of GRI South Asia Dr. AditiHaldarand Senior Coordinator of GRI South Asia Rubina Sen. These speaking engagements will be followed by a panel discussion on how sustainability reporting can drive change in South Asia. 

As a key feature of the event, CSE and GRI will also jointly launch the second version of an ESG Guidance document on Communicating Sustainability, which will help listed companies to address topics related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) in their capital market communication. Dhaka Stock ExchangeManaging Director K.A.M.Majedur Rahman will also be present to launch a version of the guidance document that will be used in Bangladesh.

Listed companies are welcome to nominate representatives to attend these workshops, ideally those who would have a direct involvement in CSR and sustainability projects implemented by the company. Nominations and more information could be obtained via contacting 0112 356519 or chamikat@cse.lk.


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Politics and governance in need of radical change

Monday, 26 August 2019

 The very concept of an institutionalised political party and fans who blindly support it (under any circumstance) – raises serious questions about human intelligence. Human intelligence has powered great pursuits such as Artificial Intelligence a


Go digital now

Monday, 26 August 2019

It’s a no brainer. An agency head I know recently said to me: “The jury is still out on the impact of digital advertising on client business in Sri Lanka.” I said: “What makes you say that.” He was clear. He said: “No numbers to support i


No bourgeoisie, no democracy

Monday, 26 August 2019

In the dark, forbiddingly bleak topography of our dysfunctional democracy, the emergence of the National People Power (NPP) coalition is a refreshingly propitious development. The centre-left intelligentsia could not resist comparing it to the mass


STG who became SDG of the Central Bank

Monday, 26 August 2019

When Dr. S.T.G. Fernando, fondly known as STG, was appointed as Director of Economic Research of the Central Bank in 1979, his fame – or perhaps, notoriety – as a hard taskmaster had travelled to us in the Department before he made his physical p


Columnists More

Special Report

SPECIAL REPORT MORE