Michael Syn gets first nomination for Sustainable Communications award
On his appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box, Michael Syn of SGX talks about sustainability with such conviction that we are making him the first nominee for Best Sustainability Communications at the Media Savvy Awards 2023.
Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards now accepting nominations of Singaporean and Malaysian business leaders who are great orators and media performers
Nominations are now open for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards, which recognise Singaporean and Malaysian business leaders for excellent traditional- and new media skills.
HBMSA: CEO with a sense of humour! Japfa's Tan Yong Nang
CEO of milk producer Japfa, Tan Yong Nang, uses clever analogies to get his points across, and his quip about baijiu had us in stitches.
Loh Boon Chye trades difficult questions for credible responses
The Singapore Exchange has had a string of bad news in recent months, but CEO Loh Boon Chye dealt with them well in his on-camera interview on ChannelNews Asia.
Six things we learnt from producing Virtual AGMs
SGX-listed companies yet to hold a virtual AGM have a steep learning curve ahead of them. As hybrid AGMs become the norm, here are 6 tips to consider.
Virtual AGMs in a pandemic – What companies on both sides of the Causeway must know
Publicly-listed companies on both sides of the Causeway have had to deal with social distancing rules which effectively ruled out shareholders attending their Annual General Meetings – but the authorities have taken very different approaches to communicating this to companies.
Five things SGX-listed companies must know before holding virtual AGMs
We have had many requests from SGX-listed companies about staging virtual AGMs in our studio due to the COVID-19 disruptions – but there are some pitfalls company secretaries, investor relations officers and communications directors need to know.
How to maximise your public listing for brand building
Answering this question is becoming increasingly urgent.
How to earn media coverage for your sustainability report
It's offical: all locally-listed companies must now produce an annual sustainability report. This initiative by the Singapore Exchange was announced some years ago, in an effort to attract more international investors to Singapore companies. From January 1, all SGX-listed companies must file such a report within five months of the end of their financial year.
Are Asian Business Leaders really less confident public speakers?
I hear this time and time again during our media and presentation skills workshops: "we are Asian, and therefore we don't present well."
Dealing with investors' questions - are you ready?
Annual General Meetings are critically important for companies and investors to come together, to review the accounts and to discuss the outlook. But in a weaker economy, companies may need a helping hand communicating the difficult year ahead to their shareholders. That's why we are launching a public speaking course specially geared to the C-suite ahead of AGM season in Singapore and Malaysia.