• World Federation of Exchanges publishes guidance on green equities

    14 September 2023

    The World Federation of Exchanges has issued guidance on how to apply the Green Equity Principles it issued in March, arguing that the asset class could "play an important role in helping to create a more sustainable world".

  • TCFD adoption by exchanges surges

    12 September 2022

    The adoption by global exchanges of Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations jumped in 2022, according to a survey by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

  • Stock exchanges significantly improved on ESG, says industry body

    16 July 2021

    The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has found a marked rise in sustainability engagement among stock exchanges

  • Most stock exchanges now offer guidance on ESG reporting

    06 April 2020

    More than half of global stock exchanges provide guidance on the reporting of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, according to the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative.

  • Exchanges ‘should consider sustainability standards for commodities’

    23 August 2019

    Stock exchanges, clearing houses and other market infrastructure organisations have been advised to consider adopting sustainability standards for commodities trading.

  • Sustainability is the new ‘business as usual’, say exchanges

    08 October 2018

    A group of more than 200 stock exchanges, clearing houses and other market infrastructure organisations have committed to take action to promote sustainable investing.

  • 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

  • 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