• UN calls for investor action in coronavirus response

    08 April 2020

    The UN has called for some of the world's largest investors to join efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, to respond to what it says is the greatest test since the organisation was founded, and to help "rebirth society as we know it".

  • UN's GISD aim 'to free up trillions of dollars' for SDGs

    17 October 2019

    The UN's Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance held its first meeting as it looks to 'free up trillions of dollars' from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Large companies are "under-reporting" sustainability data

    20 July 2016

    Large listed-companies are under-reporting key sustainability data, which is preventing investors from playing their full part in the transition to a low-carbon economy, according to a report.

  • FTSE and Johannesburg Stock Exchange launch responsible investment indexes

    12 October 2015

    Index heavyweight FTSE Russell has launched a series of responsible investment indexes in partnership with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

  • FTSE Russell and Johannesburg Stock Exchange to create new ESG indexes

    03 June 2015

    A new environmental, social and governance (ESG) index series will be created through a collaboration between London-based global index provider FTSE Russell and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

  • London Stock Exchange signs up to promote sustainability

    02 June 2014

    The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has joined the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, bringing the total number of partner exchanges to 10.

  • Are stock exchanges the key to sustainability reporting?

    29 May 2014

    Stock exchanges are proving increasingly influential in the debate around ESG disclosure. Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at the recent progress made by the sustainable stock exchange movement and the challenges ahead

  • NYSE joins Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

    26 July 2013

    NYSE Euronext, parent of the New York Stock Exchange, has joined the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, marking "a significant step forward" for the programme.