The BMI session of 24th February 2021 was done by a very energetic professional Mr. V. SURESH, Director & Corporate Secretary at PT. AKR Corporindo Tbk, West Java, Indonesia.
The session was a very informative one, where Mr. Suresh, through his factual knowledge and expertise, was able to easily brief us about the global trends and outlook on ESG investment and reporting.
The session began with Mr. Suresh giving a short introduction about his company. He explained about the environmental issues that the world is facing right now, and how the world is going towards a positive path as governments across the world is focusing on building back the economy in a green way.
He explained the five trends for sustainable investing after COVID 19.
- Increased investor focus on ESG
- Elevated importance of “SOCIAL”
- Strong environmental opportunities
- Focus on sustainable investing across asset classes
- Potential performance benefits
He then mentioned about the measures to maintain a sustainable company, to maintain sustainability and how the company should manage carbon footprint and energy use efficiently. He concluded by describing the book “How to avoid a climate disaster” by Bill Gates which speaks about the global warming and social responsibilities of the corporates in it. This was followed by a very interactive question and answer session.
Priya George, F20105
“The session was very informative and to the point. The insights and points on the importance of ESG investment to the world and as a business during uncertain situation is much needed now. Thanks for the interesting and interactive session. Kudos to team.”
John Bastian, F20141
“Mr. Suresh provided great insight on ESG investment . It was an absolutely interactive and inspiring session! Loved the way how Mr. Suresh incorporated the growth story of his company to deliver a wholesome learning experience! Thoroughly enjoyed his session! Thanks for the interesting and interactive session.”
Rinto K Thomas, F20159
“Today’s BMI session was on “Global Trends and Outlook on ESG Investment and Reporting” and it was a very informative session. It was also an absolutely interactive and inspiring throughout the talk. Mr.V.Suresh shared valuable insights in the field of ESG investment and it was really brainstorming. Looking forward for more such sessions and thanks to BMI team.”
Monish Arul Ronald M. F20103