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.
Responsible investors establish and articulate their policies on their stewardship responsibilities.
Responsible investors communicate regularly and effectively with their investee companies.
Responsible investors actively monitor their investee companies.
Responsible investors make known their approach to managing conflicts of interest.
Responsible investors establish clear policies on voting and exercise their voting rights in a responsible fashion.
Responsible investors document and provide relevant updates on their stewardship activities.
Responsible investors are willing to engage responsibly with one another where appropriate.