Doha, – The State of Qatar takes part in the Global Dialogue of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative to be held tomorrow in Singapore.
Held once every two years, the SSE flagship Global Dialogue is a unique global gathering designed to bring together market leaders to analyze, promote and foster communication on stock exchanges’ sustainability initiatives. Attracting speakers and audience members from around the world,the SSE Global Dialogue has become the main global platform for convening dialogue on sustainable capital markets.
QSE recently signed the voluntary commitment to advancing sustainability performance, transparency, and governance practices in QSE market. It is noteworthy that the SSE initiative serves as an important platform to explore ways that will help exchanges to work together as well as investors and regulators, policy makers and companies to promote sustainability and responsible investment through a series of work streams and events.
The SSE initiative aims to explore how exchanges can enhance corporate transparency- and ultimately performance – on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage sustainable investment. The Global Dialogue will address various key economic and sustainability matters such as the contribution of capital markets to sustainability.
CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE),Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, stated that the event is an opportunity to share experiences and demonstrate progress, while highlighting challenges and opportunities that can benefit from policy innovation.
He also highlighted QSE keenness and interest to implement the best sustainability and social responsibility practices in light of QSE role to serve the national economy and local community and contribute to the implementation of human, economic and social pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030.
“We at Qatar Stock Exchange have made great strides in the field of transition to sustainable Stock Exchange through the promotion of the best disclosure, investor relations and governance practices among the market stakeholders,” Al-Mansoori added.
Source: Qatar News Agency