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Taiwan adds social responsibility disclosure to listing rules

The FSC is making disclosure on social responsibility compulsory for Taiwan-listed firms so that investors can better understand the processes and progress that companies are making towards sustainability.
In its latest bid to become the asset management centre in the region, TaiwanÆs Financial Supervisory Commission FSC is amending disclosure requirements in its listing rules to make Taiwan more investor-friendly.

Among the changes, and the move that is attracting most attention, is making disclosures on corporate social responsibility compulsory for Taiwan-listed firms.

The rules will allow investors to understand the processes and progress companies have in place for carrying out their corporate social responsibilities. Potentially, that should appeal to investors attracted to socially responsible investments, especially as total assets from signatories committed to the United NationÆs Principles for Responsible Investment already amount to $15 trillion worldwide. On the other side of the coin, punters...
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