Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Reimagining the Code for an ESG world

Reimagining the Code for an ESG world

Speaker: Mak Yuen Teen 12 Jul 2022

Given the increased attention being paid to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues today, Professor (Practice) of Accounting Mak Yuen Teen from NUS Business School opines that Singapore should consider more fully embedding ESG factors into corporate governance principles, and reconsider practices that are largely driven by the pursuit of shareholder value. As an example, Professor Mak adds that Singapore companies should expand the mix of skills, knowledge and experience on their boards, to include experience in material ESG issues relevant to the company and sector.  

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