“Nigerian Stock Exchange Joins United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative” – United Nations Global Compact – October 29, 2013

According to a press release published on October 29, 2013 on the United Nations Global Compact, “The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) today announced that it has joined the UN’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative.

The announcement was delivered on the sidelines of the World Federation of Exchanges annual conference in Mexico.  The NSE is the third stock exchange from Africa to join the SSE, and eighth worldwide. Other exchanges that are part of this pioneering group include BM&FBOVESPA (Brazil), the Bombay Stock Exchange, Borsa Istanbul Stock Exchange, Egyptian Exchange, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, NASDAQ OM and New York Stock Exchange Euronext.”

You may read the press release on recent headlines sub-page of the news & events page of the United Nations Global Compact internet site.

(Note:  The press release does not appear on the Nigerian Stock Exchange internet site.)