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NameDeutsche Brse (German Exchange)
Number of listed companies447
Domestic market capitalization2,503,046 million US$
SSE Partner ExchangeYes
Has annual sustainability reportYes
ESG reporting required as a listing ruleNo
Has written guidance on ESG reportingYes

Offers ESG related trainingYes
  • Training will be offered through an ESG workshop in June 2018.

Market covered by sustainability-related indexYes
  • STOXX Low Carbon Index Family
  • koDAX
  • DAXglobal Alternative Energy
  • DAXglobal Sarasin Sustainability Germany
  • STOXX ESG Leaders Index family
  • STOXX Sustainability Index family
  • Photovoltaik Global 30
  • Credit Suisse Global Alternative Energy

Has sustainability bond listing segmentYes

Has SME listing platformYes
Women on boards mandatory minimum ruleYes
  • There is a 30% mandatory minimum rule for women on boards.
    Source: Deloitte. (2019). Data driven change: Women in the boardroom a global perspective. Detail of the rule: the quota applies to non executives board seats
  • Gesetzes zur gleichberechtigten Teilhabe von Frauen
  • German Corporate Governance Code 2019 recommends following the gender quota in the composition of the supervisory board (p.7)
  • Additional information

    Organizational model of stock exchange
    • Listed company for profit; demutualized in 2000.

    Regulatory bodies

    Regulatory modelGovernment

    • Deutsche Brse AG is regulated by various bodies. The Trading Surveillance Office is an independent supervisory body that supervises and monitors the market. However, a great deal of authority falls upon the government. Both the Exchange Supervisory Authority and the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority are governmental regulatory bodies that monitor for proper conduct and cases of insider trading, fraud, price manipulation and violations of the Exchange Act.

    About the stock exchangeLocation: Frankfurt, Germany
    • As one of the worlds leading exchange organizations, Deutsche Brse Group provides investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. Our business covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives trading, clearing, settlement and custody, through to market data and the development and operation of electronic trading systems.Our reliable systems and our integrity as a neutral provider form the basis of our business philosophy. We operate to the most exacting standards to create products and services to meet the needs of international financial markets. As a listed company we work to create value for our customers and our shareholders. (Source).