Materiality Study

In 2016, Sunway REIT performed its first materiality assessment to gather the views of stakeholders and decision makers within Sunway REIT. An online survey was performed by an external consultant to guarantee objectivity and anonymity.

Stakeholders Groups Who Took Part in the Materiality Study
  • Business Associates (e.g. Trustee, bankers, valuers, auditors, lawyers)
  • Investment Communities (e.g. investors, potential investors, analysts, retail investors)
  • Tenants
  • Retail customers and hotel guests
  • Regulators and industry affiliations
  • Local community
  • Employees
  • Suppliers & contractors
  • Media
Sustainability Areas Assessed in the Materiality Study
Business Model, Leadership and Risk Management Business strategy; financial sustainability (sustainable DPU growth); financial sustainability (stable DPU); capital structure (gearing level); capital structure (debt profile (fixed vs floating)); capital structure (debt maturity profile); business innovation; leadership; succession planning; risk management; corporate governance; board management & oversight; business ethics & transparency
Economic Market presence; nation-building; community investment; capital market development
Environmental Energy; water; emissions; environmental impact from transportation: environmental cost; ozone-depleting substances; green buildings; climate change
Social Employment & benefits; health, safety & security; employee training, education & career development; promoting diversity, inclusion as well as fair and equal career opportunities; internal engagement & communication; human rights; non-discrimination; protecting employees’ rights; anti-corruption & bribery; community engagement; fair competition; marketing & communication; sustainable procurement; supplier training; quality; customer satisfaction; customer privacy