Exchange industry

Headline: WFE launches sustainability working group

Link: http://www.investmentexecutive.com/-/wfe-launches-sustainability-working-group

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Stock exchange group will undertake original research, publicize its findings, promote the debate over ESG issues

By James Langton | March 25, 2014 16:35

WFE launches sustainability working group

Stock exchange group will undertake original research, publicize its findings, promote the debate over ESG issues

A group of global securities exchanges have formed a working group to focus on sustainability issues, reflecting an effort to promote sustainable practices in the exchange industry.

 

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced tha?t it formed a new sustainability working group at its latest Working Committee meeting in Mumbai last week. The working group is comprised of representatives from a diverse array of global stock exchanges with a mandate to "build consensus on the purpose, practicality, and materiality of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data," it says.

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