This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option and with reference to the GRI G4 Construction and Real Estate Sector Disclosures. We have used GRI Standards to report our SD performance annually since 2007.
We have also prepared this report disclosing all “comply or explain” provisions and recommended disclosures set out in the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide (“HKEX ESG Reporting Guide”) contained in Appendix 27 to The Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited for the year ended 31st December 2019. In addition, in this report we have contained additional disclosure in the revised HKEX ESG Reporting Guide.
We have followed the Reporting Principles as recommended by GRI and the HKEX ESG Reporting Guide to define the report content and to ensure the quality of information presented in this report, including:
We conduct regular materiality assessment and stakeholder engagement to identify material issues related to sustainability, and to ensure these issues are properly addressed by our SD 2030 Strategy.
Please refer to Materiality for more information.
The notes accompanying our Performance Data Summary provides information about the standards and methodologies used for calculation of data, where appropriate.
We report both positive and negative impacts of our performance in a transparent manner to enable a reasoned and unbiased assessment of our overall performance.
To facilitate comparability over time, we maintain consistency in the use of reporting standards and principles, methods used to calculate data, structure of the report, and explanations of methods and assumptions used to prepare information. We also provide explanation to facilitate information interpretation when changes occur.