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November News Highlights
This month includes news from ADX, Bahrain Bourse, Cambodia Securities Exchange, HKEX, LuxSE, and more.Monthly news highlights are compiled by the SSE to give an overview of the capital markets' sustainability news from that month.You can subscribe to our monthly news highlights…
Stock exchanges promote corporate disclosure on modern slavery: exchange guidance on topic growing, but more needed
[GENEVA, 29 November 2023] New research suggests that an increasing number of stock exchanges reference modern slavery in their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure guidance to listed companies. However, there remains considerable variation in terms of the…
Euronext hosts inaugural training workshop on the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards
22 November 2023, Dublin, IrelandThe UN SSE initiative and IFRS Foundation were invited to hold an in-person workshop on applying the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards at Euronext Dublin as part of Climate Finance Week Ireland (CFWI). Hosted jointly with the International…
October News Highlights
This month includes news from Bursa Malaysia, BME, Boursa Kuwait, HKEX, and more.Monthly news highlights are compiled by the SSE to give an overview of the capital markets' sustainability news from that month.You can subscribe to our monthly news highlights by clicking here.SSE…
SSE and GRI announce capacity building collaboration at UNCTAD WIF
Abu Dhabi, 20 October 2023 — The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (UN SSE) initiative launched a joint capacity-building program at the UNCTAD World Investment Forum. The training program was announced at a roundtable…
Region in Focus: Arab Capital Markets Sustainable Finance Dialogue
Abu Dhabi, 19 October 2023 - The Cairo-based Regional Center for Sustainable Finance (RCSF), the Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) and the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (UN SSE) initiative co-organized a CEO roundtable featuring exchange representatives, regulators and…
Stock Exchanges preparing markets for new climate disclosure standards
Stock exchanges, together with the UN SSE, IFC and the IFRS Foundation, will be providing global market participants with high-quality training and guidance on the latest standards for climate and sustainability disclosures published by the IFRS Foundation’s International…
Carbon markets action framework launched at UNCTAD World Investment Forum
Abu Dhabi, 18 October 2023 — Today, the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (UN SSE) in collaboration with the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), hosted a roundtable on Carbon Markets at the 8th UNCTAD World Investment Forum in Abu Dhabi. The…
UN SSE partners with UN University's FAST Initiative and Walk Free on finance and human rights
Abu Dhabi, 18 October 2023 – The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (UN SSE), the United Nations University's Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST) and Walk Free brought together thought leaders, industry experts, and advocates under the event titled "Finance…
FEAS signs exchange of letters with UN SSE
Abu Dhabi, 18 October 2023 — Today at UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum in Abu Dhabi, the UN SSE and the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock exchanges (FEAS) strengthened the collaboration between their respective organisations through an Exchange of Letters. The UN SSE looks forward…