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Over 80% of Singapore SMEs rate ESG as a high priority in their business: DBS survey

Felicia Tan
Felicia Tan10/25/2022 11:35 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Over 80% of Singapore SMEs rate ESG as a high priority in their business: DBS survey
The survey also found that climate change leading to a depletion in natural resources was a top issue among Singapore SMEs looking to address in the coming year. Photo: Bloomberg
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Over 80% – or eight in 10 – of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore were found to place environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles as a high priority in their business, says a survey conducted by DBS and Bloomberg Media Studios.

The inaugural survey was conducted among 800 SMEs across Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mainland China and Taiwan in August.

According to DBS, the survey also found that climate change leading to a depletion in natural resources was a top issue among Singapore SMEs, with 85% of them surveyed stating that this was an issue that they wanted to address in the coming year.

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