On December 17, 2013 the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative announced that the Warsaw Stock Exchange “joined the exchanges partnered with the SSE initiative whose signatories agree to support corporate social responsibility and sustainable development on their home capital markets.
‘On behalf of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative, I am very happy to welcome today the Warsaw Stock Exchange’s public commitment to promote sustainable business practices among its listed companies. The Warsaw exchange is an important regional exchange and the first exchange from Central and Eastern Europe to join the SSE. We applaud their proactive approach to sustainability issues,’ said Elodie Feller Co-coordinator of the SSE who accepted the declaration of WSE.
The SSE initiative was founded in 2009 by the United Nations to exchange experience of partners in the development and promotion of corporate social responsibility and responsible investment among investors, listed companies, regulators and capital market infrastructure institutions.
WSE is the ninth exchange to join SSE, the first SSE participant in Central and Eastern Europe and the first European participant other than exchange groups. The SSE partners are NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ OMX, Borsa Istanbul, BM&FBBovespa (Brazil), the Bombay Stock Exchange, the Egyptian Exchange, the Johannesburg Exchange, and the Nigerian Stock Exchange.”
You may read the press release on the SSE internet site.