• WFE highlights lack of consensus on ESG standards across exchanges

    16 July 2020

    Stock exchanges have flagged the array of different environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting standards as a hindrance to their sustainability efforts.

  • WFE & SSE define 'how exchanges can embed sustainability'

    30 September 2019

    The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and the UN's Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative have come together to try and define how the world's exchanges can embed sustainability in their operations.

  • ESG initiatives by exchanges on the up, survey says

    24 April 2019

    Nearly all exchanges (90%) have some form of environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiative, an increase on 2017's 88%, according to the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

  • Exchanges warn against rush to regulate sustainability reporting

    01 April 2019

    Leading stock exchanges have cautioned against the hasty introduction of regulations governing sustainability reporting.

  • ESG is particularly important to investors in emerging markets, say exchanges

    22 January 2019

    Most international investors consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors to be important when evaluating investments in emerging markets, says a report from the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

  • Stock exchanges group issues guidelines on ESG reporting

    04 November 2015

    The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has issued formal guidance to help stock exchanges implement stronger disclosure policies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

  • Investors push for mandatory ESG reporting

    29 October 2015

    Calls for companies to be forced to report non-financial indicators have been growing, and IOSCO and the WFE now need to take concerted action to drive the agenda forward, argues Tracey Rembert