“Korea Exchange Joins the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative as a Partner Exchange” – World Federation of Exchanges – May 19, 2015

In a press release published on the news page of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) internet site on May 19, 2015 the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that it has joined the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE).

The announcement took place at the UN Global Compact Korea Leaders Summit 2015 held on May 19, 2015 in Seoul.  “Dr. Kyungsoo Choi, Chairman and CEO of KRX, emphasized the importance of corporate social responsibility; ‘I firmly believe that joining the SSE Initiative shows our strong commitment to being a responsible member in the international community. We will continue dialogue with stakeholders and work with exchanges as a member of the WFE Sustainability Working Group, and will continue to support Korean listed companies to recognize the importance of sustainable management.’”

You may read the press release on the WFE internet site.