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Making our Markets Sustainable: Stock Exchanges Face the Challenge

Author Name: Evan Harvey, NASDAQ OMX

As Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) issues become more prevalent in the capital markets, investors, stakeholders, and regulators are using new data—and greater insight—to drive their decisions. Some stock exchanges play a double role in this trend, simultaneously pushing better ESG practices into their markets and protecting them from immaterial or burdensome regulation. Can an exchange support listed companies and sustainability reporting channels?

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WFE Launches Sustainability Working Group

March 25, 2014

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has formed a new sustainability working group at its Working Committee meeting in Mumbai last week. The new Sustainability Working Group is comprised of representatives from a diverse array of global stock exchanges with a mandate to build consensus on the purpose, practicality, and materiality of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data.

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