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 (16 January 2024) In response to demand from SSE Partner Exchanges for support on the new sustainability disclosure standards recently launched by the IFRS Foundation, the SSE and its partners developed a toolkit to help exchanges and market participants. This toolkit…
FEAS and SSE launch Arabic translation of sustainability guidance
(19 December 2023) As part of the Exchange of Letters signed by the UN SSE and the Federation of Euro-Asian Exchanges (FEAS) at the UNCTAD World Investment Forum, the two organizations published their first joint-project. To support exchanges working on embedding sustainability…
SSE, IFC, UN Women launch Asian and African benchmarks on gender equality in corporate leadership
On 13 December 2023, the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (UN SSE) in partnership with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and UN Women, launched two reports on gender equality in corporate leadership as part of the SSE’s Q4 2023 Quarterly Webinars:  …
COP28: Dubai Financial Markets (DFM) hosts SSE Panel on climate disclosure standards
(5 Dec 2023, Dubai, UAE) Dubai Financial Markets (DFM) hosted a UN Global Compact SDG Investment Forum as a side event to the United Nations climate change conference (COP28) together with the UN SSE initiative and UN Global Compact. The SSE convened capital market stakeholders…
Asian sustainable finance stakeholders convene on the role of stock exchanges to advance disclosure
6 December 2023, Beijing, China – The China Sustainable Investment Forum (SIF), Sustainable Banking and Finance Network (SFBN) and UN SSE convened a roundtable with stakeholders from around the region on the role of stock exchanges in advancing corporate sustainability…
UN SSE contributes to voluntary carbon market deliberations at COP28
(6 December 2023, Dubai) The UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative contributed to two meetings held at COP28 around the topic of voluntary carbon markets (VCMs) and the contribution these markets can make in the transition to net zero.IOSCO session on VCMsOn 3 December 2023…
COP28: SSE Contributes to Oxford Master Class on Governing a Transition to Net Zero
4 December 2023SSE Academy Head Dr. Tiffany Grabski was invited to present at the Oxford Net Zero Master Class on Net Zero Policy and Regulation. Dr. Grabski spoke about the role of capital markets in building capacity to facilitate the transition to a zero-emissions economy,…
COP28: Exchanges and regulators focus on supporting the transition to Net Zero economies
4 December 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE – At the COP28 climate negotiations, the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (UN SSE), in collaboration with International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and UNFCCC, convened leaders from security market regulators, standard…
COP28: Japan Exchange Group, Latinex and Philippine Stock Exchange join the Net Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance (NZFSPA)
(4 December 2023) Three new exchanges joined the Net Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance (NZFSPA) on Finance Day at COP28 in Dubai, committing to support a transition of their markets towards becoming net zero by 2050 at the latest.  Part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance…
COP 28: SSE technical panel discusses next steps for climate through regulation, standardisation and capacity building
4 Dec 2023, Dubai, UAEOn Finance Day at the 28th annual United Nations climate change conference (COP28) in Dubai, the SSE convened capital market stakeholders to discuss the operational-level next steps required to advance on climate disclosures and net zero targets. The panel…