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NameBSE India Ltd.
Number of listed companies4,695
Domestic market capitalization1,116,275 million US$
SSE Partner ExchangeYes
Has annual sustainability reportYes

ESG reporting required as a listing ruleYes
  • Dependent on size of company. (Source)
Has written guidance on ESG reportingYes
Offers ESG related trainingYes
  • BSE is organising workshops for corporates and investors with Global as well as Indian partners to provide traing in the area of ESG.

Market covered by sustainability-related indexYes
  • S&P BSE 100 ESG

Has sustainability bond listing segmentYes
  • The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)s international arm, India International Exchange (India INX), announced in 2019 its exclusive green listing and trading platform called Global Securities Market (GSM). GSM Green will serve as a platform for fundraising and trading green, social, and sustainable bonds exclusively. Source

Has SME listing platformYes
  • BSE SME, since 2012
Women on boards mandatory minimum ruleYes
Additional information
  • BSE is a member of WFE Sustainability Working Group

Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Demutualized for profit; demutualized in 2005

Regulatory bodies

Regulatory modelStrong Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model

  • SEBI has the ability to install laws and regulations that dictate the operations of the stock markets in India. However, the Bombay Stock Exchange still possesses significant regulatory powers. For instance, the exchange can install its own listing requirements, such as the requirement for company's of a certain size to disclose a CSR report, and it possesses its own market and member regulation responsibilities.

About the stock exchangeLocation: Mumbai, India
  • Established in 1875, BSE Ltd. (formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.), is Asias first Stock Exchange and one of Indias leading exchange groups. Over the past 143 years, BSE has facilitated the growth of the Indian corporate sector by providing it an efficient capital-raising platform. Popularly known as BSE, the bourse was established as The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association in 1875. BSE is a corporatized and demutualised entity, with a broad shareholder-base which includes two leading global exchanges, Deutsche Bourse and Singapore Exchange as strategic partners. BSE provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in equity, debt instruments, derivatives, mutual funds. It also has a platform for trading in equities of small-and-medium enterprises (SME). More than 5000 companies are listed on BSE making it worlds No. 1 exchange in terms of listed members. The companies listed on BSE Ltd command a total market capitalization of USD 2.37 Trillion as of December 2017. (Source)
  • Largest shareholder is Deutsche Brse AG