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Exchange in Focus: Costa Rica Stock Exchange leads the drive for sustainability in the region

(October 2019) Participants of the securities markets of Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador, gathered in the Panamanian capital to strengthen their knowledge about sustainability financing. Moving towards a resilient, low-carbon, inclusive and socially responsible economy is a reality. The National … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: BVP Sustainable Finance Panel

(September 2019) The Panama Stock Exchange (BVP) held its XX Investor Forum, an annual event aimed at sharing innovations in the financial market of Panamá and its region. Sustainability was at the center of this year’s edition. The Forum traditionally … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: National Stock Exchange of Costa Rica- International Release Green Award

(September 2019) The National Stock Exchange of Costa Rica (BNV) received the “Green Award”, a recognition for outstanding use of renewable energy. The Stock Exchange is the first in Central America to receive this recognition, representing one more effort that … Continue reading

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How Stock Exchanges Can Grow Green Finance- now available in French

(25 October 2019)  SSE’ s Publication “How Stock Exchanges Can Grow Green Finance”, representing an action plan for stock exchanges, has been translated into French. The credits for the translation go to Euronext, partner exchange of the SSE Initiative since … Continue reading

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Exchange in Focus: Egyptian FRA requires women on boards

(September 2019)  Dr. Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), has announced that amendments to the listing rules in the Egyptian Exchange have been proposed to ensure women’s representation on the governing board of companies. Dr. Omran issued … Continue reading

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LuxSE launches guide to ESG reporting

(14 October 2019)     Continuing its efforts to promote transparency in its market, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE), a member of the SSE initiative since 2016 and a leading exchange in the area of green bonds, has published a new … Continue reading

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SSE signs Exchange of Letters with industry association WFE

New York City, 27 September 2019 – The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, and the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (“SSE”) initiative, have formalised their deepening partnership with the two organisations agreeing … Continue reading

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A More Sustainable Future for the UN SSE

(26 September 2019) Since its founding ten years ago, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative (SSE) has grown to 90 exchanges, listing 50 thousand companies valued at over 86 trillion USD, and it is still growing. This illustrates that participating … Continue reading

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SSE celebrates ten year milestone alongside UNGA in New York

(26 September 2019) In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative gathered high level capital market stakeholders and SSE partners alongside the UN General Assembly meetings and Climate Action Summit. To commemorate the milestone, … Continue reading

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Embedding sustainability into stock exchange operations, UN and industry publish joint report

Geneva, Tuesday 24 September 2019 – The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative today launches a new guidance for exchanges prepared in collaboration with the the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges. The joint … Continue reading

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