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B3 announces results of 'Report or Explain for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)'

Published: Dec 2018
B3 has announced the results of the second year of the 'Report or Explain for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)' initiative. This joint strategy with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets down efforts by companies listed on B3 to publish sustainability or integrated reports that incorporate the SDGs - 17 global goals defined in 2015 by the United Nations.
Pakorn Peetathawatchai
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SET raises the bar for corporate sustainability disclosure practices

Published: Nov 2018
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, President, The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) writes about how the exchange is leading the way in encouraging its companies to adopt sustainable practices and sustainability reporting.
Karim Hajji
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Making finance work for humanity

Published: Nov 2018
Karim Hajji, CEO, Bourse de Casablanca writes about the exchange's commitment to promoting sustainable finance.
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Feature on Arunma Oteh, Treasurer, World Bank

Published: Oct 2018
At the recent 58th WFE GA&AM in Athens, Arunma took part in a fireside chat with Nandini Sukumar, CEO, WFE where Arunma spoke about how “exchanges can contribute to boosting shared prosperity around the world by catalyzing financial inclusion and economic participation.” Following that appearance, we are delighted to include a special feature on Arunma in the magazine this month.
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The WFE publishes five Sustainability Principles for member exchanges

Published: Oct 2018
The WFE has published a set of five WFE Sustainability Principles that constitute a formal declaration by the WFE and its membership to take on a leadership role in promoting the sustainable finance agenda.
Olumide Orojimi
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange explores entertainment to promote financial literacy amongst young people

Published: Sep 2018
NSE recently partnered with Kinabuti Fashion Initiative to empower young people with entrepreneurial skills and financial literacy, writes Olumide Orojimi, Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE).
Eugene Qian
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Opening-up China and promoting green finance

Published: Jun 2018
In this Q&A, Eugene Qian, President of UBS Securities, discusses the bank's role in promoting sustainable growth, following his participation at the WFE’s recent Fostering Growth in Global Capital Markets symposium in China.
Shaotong Liu
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How can exchanges & financial institutions encourage sustainable economic growth?

Published: Jun 2018
Shaotong Liu, Executive Vice President, Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), took part in the sustainable finance panel at the WFE’s recent symposium in China, which was co-hosted by the exchange. He discusses the SSE’s role in promoting green finance.
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Watch the latest WFE video: sustainablility survey review

Published: Jun 2018
Siobhan Cleary, Head of Research & Public Policy, The WFE, explains the results from the recently published sustainability survey of members in the WFE’s latest video.