“Panama joins UN initiative for sustainable and transparent markets” – UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative – September 17, 2018

On September 17, 2018 the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) reported that the “Stock Exchange of Panama (BVP) joined the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative by signing a commitment letter to promote sustainable and transparent capital markets. The SSE initiative was launched by then Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, in 2009, and is organized by UNCTAD, the UN Global Compact, UNEP-FI and the PRI. The Panama exchange is the 77th SSE Partner Exchange, the 2nd from Central America.

‘The Panama Stock Exchange reiterates its commitment to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). By joining the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative we strengthen our commitment to promoting sustainable investments based on ESG criteria, thus increasing the development of our capital market, and therefore, of our country,’ said Olga Cantillo, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Stock Exchange of Panama.”

You may read the press release on the SSE website.