Singapore Stewardship Principles (SSP)

The Singapore Stewardship Principles (SSP) for Responsible Investors aim to enable investors to be active and responsible shareholders. They provide a view on the activities and functions that stewards should carry out, and how these should relate to the boards and management of investee companies.

The following seven Principles provide useful guidance to responsible investors towards fostering good stewardship in discharging their responsibilities and creating sustainable long-term value for all stakeholders.

Take a stand on stewardship.

Responsible investors establish and articulate their policies on their stewardship responsibilities.

Know your investment.

Responsible investors communicate regularly and effectively with their investee companies.

Stay active and informed.

Responsible investors actively monitor their investee companies.

Uphold transparency in managing conflicts of interest.

Responsible investors make known their approach to managing conflicts of interest.

Vote responsibly.

Responsible investors establish clear policies on voting and exercise their voting rights in a responsible fashion.

Set a good example.

Responsible investors document and provide relevant updates on their stewardship activities.

Work together.

Responsible investors are willing to engage responsibly with one another where appropriate.

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