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Singapore, 24 May 2023 – RHT GRACE Institute Ltd (“RGI“), a social enterprise launched by ONERHT Foundation, has appointed RHTLaw Asia Partner Ms Ch’ng Li-Ling as its new Board Director, effective 23 May 2023.
ONERHT Foundation, the corporate social responsibility vehicle of RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies (collectively, “ONERHT“), launched RGI in 2020 to establish a culture and creed of raising consciousness, encouraging ethical leadership, and growing a community of values-aligned mindfully ethical leaders, professionals, and businesses. The Institute champions best practices across Governance, Risks, Anti-Money Laundering, Compliance and Ethics (“GRACE“) issues.
Li-Ling is a founding member of RHTLaw Asia, heading its Financial Services (Regulatory) and Technology (FSR and Fintech Practice, and co-leads its Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Practice. A passionate advocate for ESG and GRACE issues, she is a regular speaker at seminars on topics including legal and governance issues arising from the evolving technologies impacting financial services and markets, and the importance of embedding ESG best practices in our daily lives.
Ms Ch’ng Li-Ling, Director of RHT Grace Institute Ltd, said, “I am honored to contribute to the vision and growth of RHT GRACE Institute. The upcoming launch of the ethBe platform adds a unique dimension to our transformative efforts, empowering learners with cutting-edge technology. I look forward to making a meaningful impact, as we forge a path towards a future filled with integrity, consciousness, and ethical excellence.”
Ms Kaylee Kwok, Chairman of ONERHT Foundation, said, “Li-Ling’s appointment brings the potential to drive positive change, foster ethical leadership, and advance ONERHT’s vision and growth. With her expertise and dedication, we anticipate great progress as we work together to empower individuals and businesses to make a lasting impact on our society.”
A Singapore registered charity and grant-making philanthropic organisation, ONERHT 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$4 million to support more than 24 beneficiaries involved in education, the environment and sustainability, disadvantaged groups as well as the arts and sports.