“Shanghai Stock Exchange joins United Nations sustainability initiative” – SSE Initiative – September 7, 2017

On September 7, 2017 the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative announced that the Shanghai Stock Exchange had joined SSE.

“Shanghai Stock Exchange has been playing an active role in establishing China’s green financial system and promoting sustainable development,” said Chairman of the Shanghai Stock Exchange Mr. WU Qing. “Together with other SSE partner exchanges, we will make continuous efforts to further develop our green bond market, diversify green indices, improve listed companies’ sustainability disclosure and nurture socially responsible investors.”

According to the press release, “(t)he Shanghai Stock Exchange also recently announced the launch of a green bond pilot program, offers guidance on sustainability reporting, and has a series of sustainability related indices.”

You may read the press release on the SSE website.