Exchange in Focus: Costa Rica holds first responsible investment workshop
17 May 2019
- Evolution of responsible investment.
- How to incorporate responsible investment into the investment policies of a company
- How to analyze a responsible investment
- Strategies, principles and components of responsible investment.
- International standards.
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About Asociación Costa Rica por SiempreIt is a private organization, which seeks the conservation of marine and terrestrial ecosystems in perpetuity, through the manegement of environmental funds and partnerships with governments, the private sector and civil society.
About National Stock Exchange of Costa RicaIt is a corporation whose mission is to promote the development of the capital market and access to it, in order to contibute to economic growth. The capital market is an alternative source of financing for compnies, where investors are contacted with companies that require financing. The National Stock Exchange of Costa Rica is part of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Inititative, and therefore it is interested in promoting initatives from the capital market in favor of sustainable develpment.
About the SSE
The SSE initiative is a UN Partnership Programme organised by UNCTAD, the UN Global Compact, UNEP FI and the PRI. The SSE’s mission is to provide a global platform for exploring how exchanges, in collaboration with investors, companies (issuers), regulators, policymakers and relevant international organizations, can enhance performance on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage sustainable investment, including the financing of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The SSE seeks to achieve this mission through an integrated programme of conducting evidence-based policy analysis, facilitating a network and forum for multi-stakeholder consensus-building, and providing technical assistance and advisory services.