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July 3rd, 2020
Vigeo Eiris and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) launch strategic partnership
Vigeo Eiris and SET, have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at fostering an exchange of information on the ESG performance of Thai listed companies and strengthening education on responsible investment in the region.
To this end, Vigeo Eiris will now provide information on the ESG performance of listed companies via the SETTRADE website (www.settrade.com). This information will be accessible from June 29th and will include:
The overall ESG score (out of 100),
Environment, Social and Governance scores (out of 100),
The issuer’s overall ranking relative to the other listed thai companies assessed by Vigeo Eiris.
For over 30 years, Vigeo Eiris has been committed to the growth and development of the responsible investment industry. The agency’s Asia Pacific office was established in 2018 in Hong Kong where Vigeo Eiris is currently the leading external reviewer. Vigeo Eiris has delivered 28 Second Party Opinions in the region, 2 of which have been in Thailand.
“Our hope is that this partnership contributes to a constructive dialogue between market participants in Thailand on ESG, increasing transparency, understanding and ultimately helping to deliver sustainable value to the region” – Juliette Macresy, Head of Greater China and South East Asia markets.
SET Senior Executive Vice President Rinjai Chakornpipat said, “SET focuses on supporting Thai listed firms’ business operations and activities leading towards sustainability. Quality listed firms are instrumental in creating trust and confidence among local and foreign investors. It’s a good sign that Thai listed firms put their best efforts to embrace ESG in all aspects of their business operation. They realize that sustainable investment is a key success factor in the global capital markets, and the more the assessment information, the better the benefit for investors.”
Vigeo Eiris is a global leader in ESG assessments, data, research, benchmarks and analytics. Leveraging our extensive proprietary database, we equip market players with the ESG insight they need to manage risks and better understand and address their social and environmental impact. Since 2019, Vigeo Eiris has been an Affiliate of Moody’s Corporation.