Governance: How Is It Connected to Sustainability?

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The ASEAN CSR Network (ACN) participated at the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) Conference 2017 "The Sustainability Imperative" on 12 September 2017. Speaking at the event, ACN CEO, Mr. Thomas Thomas, talked about the good governance as a tool to push for sustainable development, while emphasizing the importance of integrity-related disclosures of businesses.

The main points of his talk are:

  • Corruptions obstructs good governance and sustainability.
  • ASEAN leaders are fully committed to combatting corruption in the ASEAN Community.
  • Companies in ASEAN need to focus on business integrity as an essential feature of good governance.

According to the SID write-up, the "conference has grown to be a much look-forward-to event for directors and corporate leaders to experience, learn and network on the latest megatrends and thinking to help their companies create value."

For more information on the SID Conference 2017, click here.

Source: ACN

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