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Exchange in Focus: Panama exchange lists first green bond

(11 September 2019) The Panama Stock Exchange (BVP) has listed its first green bond, issued by CIFI, a financial institution in Latin America specializing in infrastructure and energy financing.  The proceeds of the green bond will go towards green projects … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: Quito Stock Exchange publishes a Guide for the issuance of Green and Social Bonds in Ecuador

(11 September 2019) The Guide (found here) provides a history of the sustainable finance market around the world and in the region of Latin America, shares the Green and Social Bond Principles, explains the benefits and describes the process for … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: Santiago Exchange and Luxembourg Stock Exchange sign MoU to promote green and social bonds

(18 July 2019) The Santiago Exchange and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, SSE Partner Exchanges since 2014 and 2016 respectively, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to facilitate the cross listing and trading of financial securities in both markets. The … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange creates environmental, social & governance (ESG) disclosure guidance for listed companies

(27 July 2019) Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has issued an Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) disclosure guidelines for listed companies, as recommended by the UN’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative. The guidance document provides companies with … Continue reading

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The UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Welcomes The Somali Stock Exchange

The Somali Stock Exchange has solidified its commitment to the transparency and sustainability of Somalia’s growing economy as a member of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange. The SSE’s newest member joins a network of now 90 stock exchanges around the … Continue reading

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Borsa Italiana hosts the third edition of its Sustainability Day

(3 July 2019) Following the enthusiasm of the first two editions, Borsa Italiana and the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) organized and held in Milan the third edition of the Italian Sustainability Day. Companies, investors and institutions met in Palazzo … Continue reading

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IOSCO holds first Sustainable Finance Network Stakeholder Meeting

(19 June 2019, Stockholm) The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) held its first Sustainable Finance Network Stakeholder Meeting in Stockholm as an interchange between securities regulators, standard-setting bodies and the market on sustainable finance. Four panel discussions looked to … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: First “Ring the Bell for Responsible Investment” at Santiago Exchange

(21 June 2019) The Santiago Exchange and Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) celebrated the first Ring the Bell for Responsible Investment, getting together local institutional investors to promote and encourage responsible investment at the Chilean Capital Markets. Led by the … Continue reading

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Botswana Stock Exchange hosts responsible investing and ESG workshop

(24 June 2019) The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) in collaboration with the UN SSE initiative held a workshop on Responsible Investing and ESG attended by issuers, potential issuers and investors. The workshop featured speakers from the BSE, the United Nations Sustainable … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: NYSE advancing board diversity

(26 June 2019) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), a founding SSE Partner Exchange, announced the launch of the NYSE Board Advisory Council, which will proactively address the critical need for inclusive leadership by connecting diverse candidates with companies seeking … Continue reading

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