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The SSE initiative, a UN Partnership Programme organized by UNCTAD, the UN Global Compact, UNEP FI and the PRI, has become the premier platform for collaboration and learning for stock exchanges together with capital market regulators, investors, issuers and financial service providers to meet global sustainability goals. To mark the 10 year anniversary since the SSE was initiated in 2009 by the United Nations Secretary General in New York, partners were invited to join in commemorating the progress of sustainable stock exchanges and charting a path for the next 10 years.

In the context of the UN SSE initiative’s 10 year milestone, it has published a paper: SSE initiative – 10 Years of Impact and Progress. In 10 years, the SSE has grown to 90 exchanges, listing 50,000 companies valued at 86 trillion USD, and it is still growing. This illustrates that participating in a conversation on environmental, social and governance factors has become a necessary part of the investor-exchange-issuer dialogue. The paper is available on the SSE website here.

The SSE initiative celebrated its 10 year anniversary in New York on 26 September 2019, alongside the UN General Assembly gathering and Climate Action Summit.

NOTE: This event already took place. The news release on this event can be found here.

 

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Keynote Address

 

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Authorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock Exchanges