• May 3, 2021

Listing on Singapore Stock Exchange; How mining companies meet stakeholders’ expectation to achieve corporate sustainability

Published on May 3rd, 2021

The mining industry is increasingly recognising that it has a significant role in the sustainability of many industries. For the Singapore Exchange (SGX), the disclosure of Environmental, Social, Government (ESG), in particular: carbon emissions, dust emissions, water resources, safety, human rights, diversity and inclusion, etc. are some of the factors that any listed mining companies would need to fulfil.

The financial community, investors and stakeholders are assessing the ESG performance and commitment of mining companies. Mining companies need to create and protect their value by growing and managing their risks. “The mine we want to see” is a theme developed by ERM to support mining industries to establish a sustainable metals ecosystem for mining companies, communities, customers, and investors through responsible mining.

It guides the journey to safe, efficient, inclusive and technology-enabled mining practices, from concept to closure, to deliver societal and commercial value. CSA Global (an ERM Group company) has vast experience with the exploration and mining reporting standards required (e.g. JORC, NI 43-101 and VALMIN) for Singapore Exchange listing.

The webinar jointly hosted by SGX, ERM and CSA Global will share expectations from the SGX for mining industries, including the benefits of listing on the SGX, reporting on resources/reserves and valuations as well as ESG disclosure and rating readiness.

Join ERM, CSA Global and the Singapore Stock Exchange to learn more about:

  • The benefits of listing on the Singapore Exchange.
  • Importance of ESG requirements for a mining company and expectations for ESG disclosure post-IPO.
  • The value of a mining project, pre-and post-IPO and reporting standards to be aware of.

When: Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (GMT +8)
Where: Zoom
Format: 40 minute presentation | 20 minute Q&A
RSVP: By 18 May 2021


Trista Chen, Partner, ERMWebinar Moderator:
Trista Chen, Partner, ERM

Trista Chen is a Partner with ERM based in Singapore, leading the Financial Sector and ESG Transaction Advisory Services in APAC. Trista has over 15 years’ experience in Strategic Sustainability Consulting, advising clients on managing ESG issues in transactions including IPO and post investment/ loans ESG value enhancement. Her guidance to clients has helped to secure investments, facilitated integration and ESG opportunities management. Her advice on ESG risks, emerging ESG opportunities as well as their potential financial impacts enabled financial and trade clients to evaluate the viability and future sustainability of their investment plans. Aside of the focus of ESG advisory services, Trista also has advised a large number of corporate clients in their EHS and Sustainability risks and opportunities associated with cross-boundary transactions involving 20+ countries. In 2015, she was a delegate to the CEO- lead World Business Counsel for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Leader Program, which is designed to help identify the skills needed by future leaders of member companies, and to provide a unique platform for developing and testing skills in a real-world setting. Prior to relocating to Singapore in Jan 2021, Trista has worked in Greater China for 15 years after spent 7 years in Canada.

Patrick Maher, Partner, CSA GlobalSpeaker:
Patrick Maher, Partner, CSA Global

Patrick Maher is a Partner with CSA Global (part of the ERM Group) based in Brisbane, Australia and he is also a Director of both CSA Global Singapore and PT CSA Global Indonesia. His background is that of a geologist and project manager with over 25 years’ experience in geological and mining disciplines ranging from exploration to corporate advisory. Patrick has worked with a variety of exploration and mining companies assisting to them with Independent Advisory on Stock Exchange Listings. He has also worked as a project leader for community development and sustainability groups in Europe, Australia & South East Asia.

Foong Chong Lek, Director, Head of Corporate Client, Global Sales and Origination at Singapore ExchangeSpeaker:
Foong Chong Lek, Director, Head of Corporate Client, Global Sales and Origination at Singapore Exchange

Foong Chong Lek is Director, Head of Corporate Client, Global Sales and Origination at Singapore Exchange (SGX). He is the primary relationship manager for SGX listed companies. One of the services that SGX provides its listed companies is arranging Corporate Access for interactions with institutional investors. Another is identifying more SGX Equities and Fixed Income, Currency & Commodity products that could benefit listed companies.
His work scope also includes origination for new listings in the Mineral, Oil and Gas (“MOG”, which comprises exploration, development and production) sector, and previously Biotech, Medtech and Renewables & Energy. He has previously covered Australia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Saudi markets for all sectors.
Prior to SGX, Mr Foong held positions in the private equity and venture capital industries. He graduated from Purdue University, USA, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD, Singapore.

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About ERM

ERM is a global consulting firm providing environmental, health, safety, risk consulting and sustainability related services. It employs more than 5,500 people in over 40 countries and territories working out of more than 160 offices. Their work ranges from the creation and implementation of group sustainability strategy for global corporations, to detailed technical audits on an individual site.

ERM has worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies specifically in the business sectors of energy and natural resources, chemicals, power, infrastructure and technology, delivering innovative solutions for business and providing advice that has underpinned billions of dollars of investment decisions. ERM helps its clients to manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. ERM is a founding member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and was lead adviser on the technical supplement for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

About Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Singapore Exchange is Asia’s leading and trusted market infrastructure, operating equity, fixed income and derivatives markets to the highest regulatory standards. It also operates Asia’s only multi-partner, multi-asset exchange-led sustainability platform (sgx.com/first).As Asia’s most international, multi-asset exchange, SGX provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services, with about 40% of listed companies and over 80% of listed bonds originating outside of Singapore. SGX is the world’s most liquid international market for the benchmark equity indices of China, India, Japan and ASEAN and offers commodities and currency derivatives products. Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is globally recognised for its risk management and clearing capabilities. For more information, please visit www.sgx.com.

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