“World Investment Report 2018” – UNCTAD – June 7, 2018

On June 7, 2018 the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced the release of the World Investment Report 2018. Key messages include the following: “FDI flows to transition economies declined by 27 per cent, to $47 billion.  The second lowest level since 2005. The decline reflects geopolitical uncertainties and sluggish investment in natural […]

“Exchanges maturing in ESG leadership as nine-in-ten embrace sustainability – new WFE survey out today” – World Federation of Exchanges – May 17, 2018

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced on May 17, 2018 the publication of “its fourth annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) survey of members, which shows nearly 90% of member exchanges are embracing sustainability initiatives.  Key highlights include: Overall, 88% of member exchanges now embrace some form of ESG initiative, and 42% of exchanges […]