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NameNasdaq Riga
CountryLatvia
Number of listed companies22
Domestic market capitalization917 million US$
SSE Partner ExchangeYes
Has annual sustainability reportYes

ESG reporting required as a listing ruleNo
Has written guidance on ESG reportingYes
  • ESG Report Guide released in March 2017 across Nasdaq's Nordic and Baltic Exchanges.

Offers ESG related trainingYes

Market covered by sustainability-related indexNo
Has sustainability bond listing segmentYes
  • Riga/Tallinn/Vilnius, Nasdaq Baltic Market, June 18, 2018Nasdaq.

Has SME listing platformNo
Women on boards mandatory minimum ruleNo
Additional information
  • Nasdaq Progress Report 2014, United Nations Global Compact.
  • The Nasdaq speaks, moderates, sponsors, or otherwise exhibits at key industry events related to sustainability.(Source).
  • Nasdaq and CERES Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) is working with other partners to create an investor-centric sustainability reporting proposal for public companies and stock exchanges.(Source).
  • Nasdaq had a three-part article series in 2013, called Doing Well by Doing Good.(Source).
  • Nasdaq is a member of the United Nations Global Compact and Chair of the WFE Sustainability Working Group.(Source).
  • Board Member, US Global Compact US Network; Advisory Board Member, SASB.

Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Listed company for profit; demutualized in:
    • NASDAQ - 2000
    • OMX - 1993

Regulatory bodies

Regulatory modelLimited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model.

  • Regulatory practices in regards to this exchange vary slightly from country to country. However, the exchanges operated by Nasdaq in each country appear to have basic regulatory oversight. However, the ultimate regulatory authority for each market lies with the regulatory bodies listed.

About the stock exchangeHQ Location: New York, New York.Nasdaq

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