On December 17, 2016 Manifest reported that the Warsaw Stock Exchange announced the composition of its 10th Respect Index. The socially responsible investment index includes four new companies and now contains a record 25 constituent companies. According to the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the index has gained 50% since its launch in 2009, compared to a 25% gain for the overall Polish market during the same time period.
Professor Małgorzata Zaleska, President of the Management Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange said: “This year’s tenth edition includes 25 participating companies which follow the highest standards of corporate governance, reporting, and investor relations, including environmental, social and employee factors. I am glad that the number of companies which work for sustainable development as a part of their long-term business strategy is growing from year to year. Their initiatives support the development of the capital market, enhance investor confidence, and provide investors with tools necessary in key business decision-making.”
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