Africa

“Egyptian FRA Further Increases Women Representation on Boards” – SSE Initiative – July 12, 2021

On July 12, 2021, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative reported that “(t)he Board of Directors of the Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) issued new resolutions which include rules for listing securities by raising the percentage of female representation in the boards of directors of companies whose securities are listed on the Egyptian Stock […]

“BlackRock to launch green infrastructure fund in Asia” – Nikkei Asia – July 5, 2021

On July 5, 2021 Nikkei Asia reported that “U.S. investment giant BlackRock will launch a 55 billion yen ($500 million) fund aimed at developing infrastructure for the transportation of green energy in emerging markets, including renewable energy. The fund, which will be created in collaboration with government agencies and private financial institutions from Japan, Germany, […]