SSE Model Guidance closes first round of consultations
10 April 2015
Advisory Group meeting in Geneva. From left to right: James Zhan, Director of Investment and Enterprise Division, UNCTAD; David Harris, Director, FTSE ESG, London Stock Exchange Group; and Julia Taeschner, Head of Corporate Responsibility Boards & Committees, Deutsche Börse.A meeting held in Geneva on March 26 brought together approximately a third of the Advisory Group to discuss in person the direction and objective of the Model Guidance ‘zero draft’. This initial draft was also the subject of webinars and other interactive sessions with advisory group members. The draft Model Guidance will be next released for comment in May and again in July and is expected to be finalized by September. For more information on this project, please contact info@SSEinitiative.org.
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.