Singapore, 27December: Eighty organisations from 13 countries have progressed to the final round of the 2019 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA). An independent panel of judges assessed the entries to shortlist the finalists.Winners will be declared at an exclusive gala dinner eventin Singapore on 6 March 2020.
ASRA is the most prestigious recognition for sustainability reporting and integrated reporting in the region. A non-profit initiative, ASRA’s mission is to inspire all companies to adopt sustainability reporting.
The 2019Awards will be given in 19 categories covering various aspects of reporting. Two new categories,Asia’s Best Sustainability Report (Public Sector) and Asia’s Best Integrated Report (First Time), have been included this year.
A new awards system starting with the 2019 ASRA empowers the judging panel to choose up to three winners for each category: Gold, Silver and Bronze.
A statement from the ASRA Secretariat said, “ASRA continues to see a rising number of entries each year with an ever-increasing level of competition. Entries to the 2019 ASRA show a continuing trend of improvement inreporting quality overall.”
Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards
About the Awards
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA), a non-profit initiative, recognise and honour sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. ASRA’s mission is to inspire all organisations to adopt sustainability reporting to provide meaningful information to stakeholders. The Awards are open to all types and sizes of private, public and non-profit organisations in all sectors who produce a sustainability report or an integrated report in Asia. An independent panel of distinguished judges evaluates the entries to select the winners.
ASRA provides a powerful platform to organisations, large and small, to showcase their sustainability efforts to build trust among stakeholders and helps them attract ESG investors.
More information is available at www.csrworks.com/asra
About the Organisers
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards have been established by CSRWorks International, Singapore’s most trusted name in sustainability advisory, training and thought leadership. CSRWorks collaborates with businesses and other stakeholders to promote excellence in reporting across the region. Other noteworthy initiatives by CSRWorks include Asia Sustainability Reporting Summit and Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen.
More information about CSRWorks International is available at www.csrworks.com
ASRA Supporting Organisations
The Awards are supported by diverse organisations representing governments, NGOs, academia, media and professional sectors keen on encouraging responsible business practices and sustainability disclosure in Asia. The main supporting organisations include the British High Commission Singapore, Embassy of Sweden in Singapore, the High Commission of Canada, the British Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), and Sasin Centre for Sustainability Management.