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POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE! Trends, Developments and Best Practices in Financial and ESG Reporting (13 April 2020)
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The speakers at this event will cover the latest global and local trends and developments in financial and sustainability/ESG reporting, as well as present use cases.

Among the topics covered are:

  • the buy-side perspective on ESG reporting
  • use case: CLP Group. Hong Kong “online first” 2019 Sustainability Report
  • use case: AGL Energy, Australia FY19 Sustainability Data Centre
  • collecting and managing ESG performance data
  • how do Singapore listed companies report online
  • global external reporting trends and developments, including the new European Single Electronic Format (ESEF)

This event is complimentary for IRPAS members and only S$30 for non-members. Register early to secure your place!
Join us for networking drinks after the session!


15.45 Registration
16.00 Chairs Opening Remarks
  • Mr. Harold Woo – President, IRPAS
16.15 Trends, Developments and Best Practices in Financial and ESG Reporting
  • Mr. Erwin Groenendal – Co-founder, Tangelo Software
  • Mr. David Smith, CFA Head of Corporate Governance, Aberdeen Standard Investments Asia
17.15 Q&A session
17.45 Post-Event Networking Drinks

About the Speakers
Mr. Erwin Groenendal – Co-founder, Tangelo Software
Erwin Groenendal – Co-founder at Tangelo Software and a regular speaker at international investor relations events on trends and developments in regulatory, technology, and digital communication aspects of external reporting.

Mr. David Smith, CFA – Head of Corporate Governance, Aberdeen Standard Investments Asia

About the Chairperson
Mr. Harold Woo is ex-Senior Advisor for Investor & Partner Relations in CapitaLand Limited. He joined CapitaLand in 2003 and relinquished his position as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations in June 2015. Post retirement from CapitaLand in May 2017, he assumed a senior advisory role at WeR1 Consultants Pte Ltd, a boutique investor relations, corporate strategy and media communications company, from September 2017 till October 2018. He has almost 20 years of stockbroking experience in institutional sales, securities trading and investment research. From 1990 to 1999, he was with Vickers Ballas & Co Pte Ltd, progressing from Director of Institutional Sales to Global Head of Institutional Sales. Prior to 1990, he was Associate Director at James Capel Far East Limited, an international stockbroker. From 1981 to 1985, he was research manager at Ong & Co Pte Ltd. Harold garnered the Best IRO award in IR Magazine South East Asia Awards in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011. In 2012, he was named as one of 25 Best IROs of last 25 years by IR Magazine. In December 2015, he was bestowed a Lifetime Achievement Award by IR Magazine. He is on the judging panels for IR Magazine Awards 2017 and 2018 – South East Asia and Greater China self-nomination categories. He served as the Honorary Secretary of the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS) from 2015 – 2017. Harold is on the faculty for the Listed Entity Director Programme conducted by the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). He received his Master of Science in Management Science from Imperial College, University of London.

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