The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) unveils Sustainability Reporting Guide for listed companies together with ESG metrics for each industry group, covering environmental, social and governance (ESG) material topics, to be used as guidance on the disclosure of sustainability-related information with transparency, quality and standardization.
The guideline for sustainability reporting also conforms with the 56-1 One Report form and can be used as a vital checklist for sustainable business development and investment.
SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said that SET drives sustainable finance
concept to support businesses to put ESG aspects into practice, assess them in a
tangible way and disclose complete and quality information.
At present, ESG and financial information alike are necessary for investment decisions, as the former provides investors better insight on risk factors, opportunities and perspectives of carrying out business, and boost stakeholders’ confidence in potential of business operation in the long run.