GAIL Sustainability Forum: Opening Address by Kaylee Kwok

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RHTLaw Asia Partner and Deputy Chairman of RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Kaylee Kwok delivered her opening address at the Greening ASEAN: Initiatives & Leadership (“GAIL”) Sustainability Forum on 24 June 2022. 

“We recognised the importance of sustainability to address climate change, adverse social and community impact and corporate governance issues. In response, the Foundation commissioned the setting up of the GAIL programme in 2018.”

“One of the objectives of the GAIL programme is to facilitate sharing of industry expertise, knowledge and practical measures so that business organisations gain the confidence and capabilities to embed and grow sustainability within their operations,” Kaylee added.

RHT Rajan Menon Foundation’s GAIL Sustainability Forum shines spotlight on the road to COP27

Singapore, 24 June 2022 – RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”) held its Greening ASEAN: Initiatives & Leadership (“GAIL”) Sustainability Forum, bringing together sustainability experts from across industries to examine the critical challenges caused by climate change, and provide insights to champion sustainable business. 

Ms Kaylee Kwok, Deputy Chairman of RHT Rajan Menon Foundation, said, “We recognised the importance of sustainability to address climate change, adverse social and community impact and corporate governance issues. In response, the Foundation commissioned the setting up of the GAIL programme in 2018.” 

“One of the objectives of the GAIL programme is to facilitate sharing of industry expertise, knowledge and practical measures so that business organisations gain the confidence and capabilities to embed and grow sustainability within their operations,” she added. 

Following last year’s COP26 Summit wherein global leaders revisited and strengthened their commitment towards taking greater actions to avoid the catastrophic effect of climate change, the theme for the GAIL Sustainability Forum 2022 is “Road from COP26 to COP27”. 

Expert panellists discussed current trends and developments in the sustainability sphere, including sustainable finance, ESG practices within ASEAN, the transition to clean energy and sustainable packaging in fast-moving consumer goods. 

Now in its fourth year, the GAIL Sustainability Forum is among ONERHT’s many efforts over the years in support of environmental and broader sustainability causes, and these include:- 

2019Invested in AirCarbon Exchange, the world’s first fully digital exchange for voluntary carbon 
offsets. 
2020 Launched a social enterprise, RHT G.R.A.C.E. Institute, which promotes ethical leadership 
anchored on environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles. 
2021Pledged its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030. 

About RHT Rajan Menon Foundation

A Singapore registered charity and grant-making philanthropic organisation, RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”) enables RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies (collectively, “ONERHT”) to do right and do good through various charitable endeavours. 

Set up by ONERHT in 2015, the Foundation was registered as a Singapore charity by the Commissioner of Charities and a grant-making philanthropic organisation by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore on 16 September 2016 and 28 November 2016 respectively. 

The Foundation seeks to establish, inspire and encourage the right philanthropic culture among the corporate and legal fraternity of giving back to the community in a focused, hands-on and meaningful manner. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised more than S$3 million to support more than 15 beneficiaries involved in education, the environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups as well as the arts and sports. 

For more information, please visit www.rhtrajanmenon.foundation 

RHT Rajan Menon Foundation GAIL Forum 2022

Following last year’s COP26 summit wherein global leaders revisited and strengthened their commitment towards taking greater actions to avoid the catastrophic effects of climate change, in the Glasgow Climate Pact, the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation is pleased to bring you the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Greening ASEAN: Initiatives and Leadership (GAIL) Forum 2022, with the theme “Road from COP26 to COP27” on 24 June, from 10am to 4pm.

The RHT Rajan Menon Foundation GAIL 2022 Forum will discuss the current trends and developments in the sustainability sphere.

Join us online as we examine the critical challenges caused by climate change, and provide insights which will position you and your organisation as a sustainable business leader.