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COP27: UN SSE engages Voluntary Carbon Markets, launches new Market Monitor and Advisory Group
On 9 November 2022 at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative (UN SSE) launched a Market Monitor on Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCMs) and announced the formation of a new Advisory Group for Carbon Markets.The announcement was made during a…
COP27: Prime Minister of Egypt launches EGX Voluntary Carbon Market,  UN SSE moderates panel at launch event
On 9 November 2022 at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, the Prime Minister of Egypt, H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, launched the Egyptian Exchange (EGX)’s voluntary carbon market. The announcement comes in the context of EGX’s growing role in sustainable finance in the regional and local…
COP27: Cboe Global Markets and Deutsche Börse join the Net Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance
(9 November 2022) On the occasion of COP27, two new exchanges are joining the Net Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance (NZFSPA) to support a net zero transition of their markets and commit to becoming net zero by 2050 at the latest. Part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance…
COP27: UN SSE highlights growing role for exchanges in innovative climate finance
(9 November 2022) At the 27th UN’s Climate Change Conference (COP27) the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, in partnership with UNFCCC’s Global Innovation Hub, convened industry experts to discuss how exchanges can play a key role in creating a climate-positive…
September News Highlights
This month includes news from BIVA, BSX, Euronext, NASDAQ 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 INITIATIVE…
New SSE Derivative Exchange Database
The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative today launched its new  Derivative Exchange Database which contains information on derivative exchanges’ sustainability activities. “We are pleased to make more data freely available on the sustainability…
SSE supports launch of BIVA’s class for Chief Sustainability Officers
The UN SSE initiative was invited to provide opening remarks to launch the second class of Mexican stock exchange BIVA’s Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Accelerator Program, BIVA 360° Sustainable Program. The program looks to equip issuers and potential issuers with CSOs to…
SSE and IFC provide training of trainers on environmental, social and governance topics for Europe and Central Asia
Building on their cooperation agreement, the UN SSE initiative supported a series of workshops for training partners hosted by the International Financial Corporation (IFC). The two day event provided participants with an overview of key trends in disclosure and corporate…
UN SSE, IFC support Amman Stock Exchange’s leadership on climate-related disclosures
(13-14 September 2022) The UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) held a joint event with the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) to initiate the development of local guidance on climate-related disclosures. The ASE will be the…
WFE’s 8th Sustainability Survey Reveals Focus on Carbon Neutrality Transition
The eighth Annual Sustainability Survey published by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and central clearing counterparties, has revealed a significant advance in the depth and scope of environmental, social and corporate governance…