INSTITUTE OF SINGAPORE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
About the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) is the national accountancy body of Singapore. ISCA’s vision is to be a world-class accountancy body of trusted professionals, contributing towards an innovative and sustainable economy. There are over 32,000 ISCA members making their stride in businesses across industries in Singapore and around the world.
Established in 1963, ISCA is an advocate of the interests of the profession. Possessing a Global Mindset, with Asian Insights, ISCA leverages its regional expertise, knowledge, and networks with diverse stakeholders to contribute towards Singapore’s transformation into a global accountancy hub.
ISCA is the Designated Entity to confer the Chartered Accountant of Singapore - CA (Singapore) - designation.
ISCA is a member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, a global family that brings together the members of leading institutes to create a community of over 1.8 million Chartered Accountants and students in more than 190 countries.
For more information, visit: www.isca.org.sg.
SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF DIRECTORS
The Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) is the national association of company directors. SID promotes the professional development of directors and corporate leaders, and provides thought leadership and benchmarking on corporate governance and directorship. It works closely with the authorities and its network of members and professionals, to uphold and enhance the highest standards of corporate governance and ethical conduct.
Formed in 1998, the membership of SID comprises mainly directors and senior leaders from business, government agencies and nonprofits. SID has a comprehensive training curriculum that covers the spectrum of a director’s developmental journey. Members have access to a range of resources, including research publications, forums, seminars, benchmarking awards and indices, board appointment services and regular networking and social events.
THE BUSINESS TIMES
The Business Times (BT), a member of the Singapore Press Holdings group, is South-east Asia's leading financial daily. BT brings to its readers daily corporate, financial, economic and political news, analysis and commentary on print and digital platforms. It provides readers with in-depth coverage of Singapore and Asian business and economic developments, as well as global trends that impact Singapore business. BT's lifestyle journalists bring busy executives the latest in recreation, entertainment, the arts, design, food and shopping.
For more information, visit: www.businesstimes.com.sg.
Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore is part of an international banking group, with more than 150 years of history in some of the world's most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
The Bank has a history of 160 years in Singapore, where we opened our first branch in 1859. In October 1999, we were among the first international banks to receive a Qualifying Full Bank (QFB) licence, an endorsement of the Group's long-standing commitment to our business in the country.
Singapore is home to the majority of our global business leadership, our technology operations, as well as SC Ventures, our innovation hub. In 2013, the Bank transferred our Singapore Retail and SME businesses to a locally-incorporated subsidiary, Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited ("SCBSL"). And in May 2019, we fully consolidated our business operations in Singapore through the transfer of our Commercial Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking and Private Banking businesses to SCBSL. SCBSL is one of the highest-rated banks globally: A1/Stable by Moody’s Investor Services, A/Stable by Standard & Poor’s and A/Stable by Fitch Ratings.
In Singapore, we support both individual and corporate needs to build wealth and drive commerce at every step of their journey. We do this by offering an entire range of financial services across personal, priority and private banking as well as our business, commercial and corporate banking teams. The Bank has a network of 16 branches, 6 Priority Banking centres and 30 ATMs.
For more information, visit: www.sc.com/sg/.
ACCOUNTING AND CORPORATE REGULATORY AUTHORITY
The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) is the regulator of business registration, financial reporting, public accountants and corporate service providers; it also facilitates enterprise. We provide a trusted and vibrant environment for businesses to thrive and flourish, and contribute towards making Singapore the best place for business.
For more information, please visit: www.acra.gov.sg.
SINGAPORE EXCHANGE LIMITED
Singapore Exchange is Asia’s leading and trusted securities and derivatives market infrastructure, operating equity, fixed income, currency and commodity markets to the highest regulatory standards. It also operates a multi-asset sustainability platform, SGX FIRST or Future in Reshaping Sustainability Together (sgx.com/first).
SGX is committed to facilitating economic growth in a sustainable manner leveraging its roles as a key player in the ecosystem, a business, regulator and listed company. With climate action as a key priority, SGX aims to be a leading sustainable and transition financing and trading hub offering trusted, quality, end-to-end products and solutions.
As Asia’s most international, multi-asset exchange, SGX provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services, with about 40% of listed companies and over 80% of listed bonds originating outside of Singapore. SGX is the world’s most liquid international market for the benchmark equity indices of China, India, Japan and ASEAN. Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is globally recognised for its risk management and clearing capabilities. For more information, please visit: www.sgx.com.
Centre for Governance and Sustainability, NUS Business School
The Centre for Governance and Sustainability (CGS), formerly known as Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO), was established by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School in 2010. It aims to spearhead relevant and high-impact research on corporate governance (CG) and corporate sustainability (CS) issues that are pertinent to institutions, government bodies and businesses both in Singapore and Asia. This includes corporate governance and corporate sustainability, governance of family firms, government-linked companies, business groups, and institutions. CGS also organizes events such as public lectures, industry roundtables, and academic conferences on topics related to governance and sustainability.
CGS is the national assessor for the corporate governance and corporate sustainability performance of listed companies in Singapore.
More information about CGS can be accessed at https://bschool.nus.edu.sg/cgs/
Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and legal and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies.
Deloitte SEA and the Deloitte firms in Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan and Korea have joined together to create Deloitte Asia Pacific. This increase in scale enables us to serve our clients more seamlessly across the region and provide them with innovative services from a wide range of geographies, businesses and industry sectors.
Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited is a company limited by guarantee and a member firm of DTTL. Members of Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited and their related entities, each of which are separate and independent legal entities, provide services from more than 100 cities across the region, including Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo and Yangon.
Learn how Deloitte’s people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.
For more information, please visit: www.ey.com.
HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INC
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII) is the premier provider of senior-level Executive Search, Culture Shaping and Leadership Consulting services. For 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. In Singapore and across South East Asia, we work in every industry sector and across every functional area. We build our knowledge around sector and functional trends, and have demonstrated expertise in the Southeast Asian marketplace.
For more information, visit: www.heidrick.com.
KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. The independent member firms of the KPMG network have 174,000 professionals working together to deliver value in 155 countries worldwide. In the ASEAN region, member firms operate across all 10 countries, providing professional services supporting the growth, compliance and performance objectives of clients. These services include audit, tax, business planning, and advice on fundraising, acquisitions, process improvements, and risk management. We provide services to business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organisations, who look to us for a consistent standard of service based on our professional capabilities, global industry insight and local knowledge.
For more information, visit: www.kpmg.com.sg
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 155 countries with over 284,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com/sg.
PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.
CITIGATE DEWE ROGERSON SINGAPORE PTE LTD
Citigate Dewe Rogerson is part of a leading international consultancy specialising in financial and corporate communications. Headquartered in London, our mission is to ensure that our clients engage to best possible effect with all relevant stakeholders across capital markets, government, business and consumers. We are trusted advisors to major and emerging companies and multinational corporations – whenever clear and persuasive communication will make a difference.
With over 30 years’ experience operating in Asia, including in Singapore, we operate as one team across our six markets of Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Taipei. Our business spans all major industrial sectors, providing media relations, investor relations, crisis communications, public policy and litigation support. We are acknowledged as a leader in IPOs and M&A advisory, with a long track record spanning the full spectrum of financial, corporate and investor communications.
Citigate Dewe Rogerson Singapore is the market leader in capital market transactions and investor relations, having supported over 300 IPOs on the Singapore Exchange over the past 30 years.
For more information, visit: https://citigatedewerogerson.com/asia/about/.