“World Exchanges Agree Enhanced Sustainability Guidance” – World Federation of Exchanges – November 4, 2015

On November 4, 2015 the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced that “it has presented recommendations to its member exchanges on how to implement their sustainability policies, the culmination of a year-long project by its Sustainability Working Group.”

In a press release, the WFE outlined key components of this initiative:

  • “Guidance is culmination of year-long project by WFE’s Sustainability Working Group
  • WFE sets out ‘material ESG metrics’ to include in disclosure guidance
  • Guidance lists 34 indicators as measures of best sustainability practice
  • WFE stresses exchanges are unique nexus between issuers and investors
  • New guidance follows WFE survey of sustainability policies.”

You may read the press release on the news page of the WFE internet site.