Regional Dialogue South East Asia (18 May 2015, Bangkok)

On Monday 18 May 2015 the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) hosted the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Regional Dialogue South East Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. Involving more than 150 participants from 13 countries, the region’s first SSE Regional Dialogue included high level policy makers and capital market regulators alongside senior leadership from the stock exchanges of Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The SSE platform provided an opportunity for these capital market stakeholders to work toward consensus on the role each can play to improve environmental, social and corporate governance performance

“This first SSE Regional Dialogue in ASEAN was a platform for executives in ASEAN and global capital markets to exchange views on driving sustainable development, followed by a practical workshop to assist investors, listed companies and other capital market stakeholders in conducting Sustainable Development Reports and risk management,” said Ms. Kesara Manchusree, President of The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)

To learn more about the event, click here to view the 2015 Regional Dialogue South East Asia Press Release. 

One of the “World’s Best Sustainability Ideas” – Forbes Magazine

Named by Forbes magazine as one of the “World’s Best Sustainability Ideas” and a finalist for the 2011 Katerva Sustainability Award, the Sustainable Stock Exchanges is an initiative aimed at exploring how exchanges can work together with investors, regulators, and companies to enhance corporate transparency, and ultimately performance, on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage responsible long-term approaches to investment. 

Among SSE partner exchanges are the Borsa Istanbul Stock Exchange, Bombay Stock Exchange, the Colombian Securities Exchange, Deutsche Börse, the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the Egyptian Exchange, the Lima Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange Group, the Mexican Exchange, NASDAQ, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange, the Stock Exchange of Thailand and the Warsaw Stock Exchange. For the full list of SSE members, please click here.

The SSE is co-organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the United Nations Global Compact Office, the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative.

You are welcome to download the SSE Brochure here.

For additional information about the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative, please email info@sseinitiative.org.

 

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