Sustainability Policy

Sustainability Principles

The basic principles of our efforts in adopting sustainable strategies are:

  • To take into consideration sustainability context in all relevant decision making;
  • To be more efficient in our use of energy and water as precious resources and to reduce wider environmental impacts associated with their use;
  • To be more efficient in our use of resources like paper, office consumables and other resources in our business operations and other activities;
  • To practice Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in our daily consumption of resources whenever possible; and
  • To use our purchasing power, our corporate influence, our communication channels to drive efficiency and influence our vendors, customers and other stakeholders to adopt, adhere and contribute towards the development and successful implementation of our sustainability policy.

The Scope

The policy applies to the activities of Focus Point Group and all the people associated with the Group including the Board of Directors, management, staff, clients, regulators, business partners, visitors, vendors and contractors.

Our Sustainability Policy

Focus Point believes that the principles of and actions to promote sustainability should be embedded across the Group in all aspects of the Group's operations and other activities. Focus Point is committed to the following sustainability policy:

  1. To undertake activities and operations in a manner that maintain a balance between the needs and goals of current and future generations within and beyond the Group with due consideration to the aspect of sustainability in our decision making process.
  2. To measure the ethical impact of our business decisions on sustainability based on environmental, social and corporate governance ("ESG") aspects.

To our best effort, we shall:

  • balance ESG aspects of our business decision making with the interests of various stakeholders essential to enhancing investor perception and public trust;
  • ensure continuous and on-going efforts are carried out to establish practices of environmental sustainability throughout the Group;
  • establish and foster a corporate culture of sustainability that focuses on promoting practices that minimise negative impact on global or local environment, community, society, or economy;
  • strive to ensure increase efficient use of resources and reduce dependence on non-renewable energy; and
  • promote a healthy, safe and productive working and environment for Focus Point Group.

Our Commitment & Objectives

Based on our sustainability policy we are committed to the following objectives:

  • To perform annual review of the Group's sustainability practices and report on this on a regular basis;
  • To reduce our energy and water utilisation by 2% every year on fair and compatible basis;
  • To reduce our consumption of paper by 2% every year on fair and compatible basis;
  • To promote awareness on paper recycle to produce less waste and increase recycling and environmental sustainability;
  • To install and replace at least 10% each year of all the lighting of the Group with energy saving devices such as LED light bulbs whenever replacements of these are effected; and
  • To regularly inspect the air-conditioning systems of all our office places so that the temperature setting conforms to the range of 22 25 degree Celsius.

Responsibility

The Board of Directors, management, staff, together with visitors, vendors and contractors and other stakeholders of Focus Point Group are responsible for acting in a manner that promote and support the objectives of this policy.

In addition, the Board of Directors and the senior management are responsible for advancing sustainability within their respective areas.

Review of the Policy

The sustainability policy may be reviewed regularly by the Board of Directors to ensure that it continues to remain relevant and appropriate.