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WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Published: Nov 2021

As part of our video series on COP26, today we hear from Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) who discuss their role as the worlds leading sustainable finance platform, through joining the Net-Zero Financial Services & Providers Alliance. They note that market infrastructure providers, as the link between issuers and investors, have a crucial role to play in accelerating the transition to a low-carbon and more inclusive economy.

 
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WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Bolsa de Valores de Colombia

Published: Nov 2021

Today we hear from Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) who are on course to make their entire operations net-zero by the end of 2021. BVC, who have updated their sustainability policy to reference six Sustainable Development Goals, talk to us how they plan to help Columbia transition to a more inclusive, low-carbon and digital economy.


 

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WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Shanghai Stock Exchange

Published: Nov 2021

As part of our video series on COP26, today we hear from the Shanghai Stock Exchange who provide their views on how China will reduce its carbon emissions by 2030. They discuss the Shanghai Stock Exchange's efforts to address climate change and obtain climate neutrality, and issue a 'call to action' for exchanges to implement the goals of the Paris Agreement by translating them into policies, measures and actions.


 



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WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Singapore Exchange

Published: Nov 2021

As part of our work around climate, here’s the first video in a series where we have asked our members to discuss their hopes and aspirations for COP26. Today we hear from Singapore Exchange, who tell us about how they plan to become a leading sustainable finance hub, creating products, solutions and ecosystems and ensuring Asia can finance credible transitions. They explain their role in founding the Net-Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance, how they plan to get to net-zero before 2050, and how other market infrastructure providers can get there too.

 
Yamaji Hiromi
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JPX is promoting sustainability as a market operator and a listed company

Published: Sep 2021
Under the philosophy that sustainable listed companies are more attractive to investors, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. is working to promote sustainability from the standpoint of a market operator and as a listed company, says Yamaji Hiromi, Director & Representative Executive Officer, Group COO, Japan Exchange Group Inc. 
Jude Chiemeka
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Nigeria’s green bonds are a key step in our sustainable finance agenda

Published: Sep 2021
Securities exchanges have a critical role in reallocating capital towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the targets of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Nigerian Exchange Limited has played its part by taking a leading role in the development of the Nigerian and West African green bond market, creating opportunities for investors to diversify and contributing to sustainable development in Africa’s largest economy, says Jude Chiemeka, Divisional Head, Trading Business, Nigerian Exchange Limited.
Cai Jianchun
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Path to a green China: The role of capital markets in decarbonising the future

Published: Aug 2021
The building blocks for a green finance system in China are firmly in place, setting the country on course to create a thriving low-carbon investment ecosystem, says Cai Jianchun, President of the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Claire Dorrian
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Greening the economy takes transparency and a common language

Published: Aug 2021
With increased attention comes increased scrutiny for the green economy landscape, and for the corporates and funds that exist within it. The application of green taxonomies provides common language amongst the companies raising capital and the investors allocating it, writes Claire Dorrian, Head of Sustainable Finance at the London Stock Exchange Group.
Russell Karas
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Providing a standardised platform for managing global emissions price risk

Published: Aug 2021
Market-based voluntary offset projects offer the opportunity for near-term solutions on the long road to a net-zero economy, says Russell Karas, Senior Director of Energy Products at CME Group.