2019 Ring the Bell For Gender Equality

Date: Bell Ringings take place surrounding International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019
Location: World-wide
Registration: The Bell Ringing events are by invitation only. Interested stock exchanges should email info@sseinitiative.org for more information.


Event Summary

In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March 2019), the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative is pleased to invite stock exchanges to host a bell ringing ceremony to raise awareness of the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 5.

The UN Global CompactUN WomenSustainable Stock Exchanges InitiativeInternational Finance Corporation: IFCWorld Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs (the “Global Partners”) are working together for the 5th consecutive year,  following a very successful collaboration in 2018 where 65 exchanges participated in the “Ring the Bell” events.

These global ‘bell ringings’ aim to bring attention to the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to raise awareness about the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs).

Share Actions on Advancing Gender Equality

This year, we are requesting all SSE partner exchanges to consider concrete actions they can take to further promote gender equality as part of the Ring the Bell for Gender Equality event series. Please visit our Gender Equality page to learn more.

Please email info@sseinitiative.org with any questions or to find out more.

Participating Exchanges

Stock Exchange Confirmed Date of Event
Aequitas NEO Exchange Yes 8th March
Australian Securities Exchange Yes 8th March
Beirut Stock Exchange Yes 7th March
Beirut Stock Exchange Yes 7th March
Belgrade Stock Exchange Yes 14th March
B3 Yes 8th March
Bolsa Boliviana de Valores Yes 8th March
Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires Yes 12th march
Bolsa de Panama Yes 15th March
Bolsa de Valores de Colombia Yes 15th/16th March
Bolsa de Valores de Lima Yes 12th March
Bolsa Mexicana de Valores Yes 8th March
Bolsa Nacional de Valores Yes 11th march
Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Yes 8th March
Borsa Italiana Yes 8th March
Boursa Kuwait Yes 7th March
BRVM Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
Bucharest Stock Exchange Yes (tbd)
CBOE Yes 8th March
Colombo Stock Exchange Yes 7th March
Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange PLC Yes 8th March
Deutsche Börse Yes 8th March
Dhaka Stock Exchange Yes 12th march
Dubai Financial Market Yes
Egyptian Stock Exchange Yes 4th March
Ethiopia Stock Exchange Yes 6th March
Euronext Amsterdam Yes tbc.
Euronext Brussels Yes 8th march
Euronext Lisbon Yes 8th March
Euronext Paris Yes
Georgian Stock Exchange Yes 7th March
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Yes 8th March
IEX Yes 8th March
Jamaica Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
Japan Exchange Group/Tokyo Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
Johannesburg Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Yes 7th March
Ljubljana Stock Exchange Yes tbc
Nigeria Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
London Stock Exchange Yes 12th March
Luxembourg Stock Exchange Yes
MOEX Moscow Yes 11th/12th
Mongolian Stock Exchange Yes
Nairobi Securities Exchange Yes 8th march
Nasdaq Yes tbc
Nasdaq Copenhagen Yes 8th March
Nasdaq Helsinki Yes tbc.
Nasdaq Iceland Yes
Nasdaq Stockholm Yes 8th March
Nepal Stock Exchange Limited Yes 8th March
NSE Yes
NYSE yes  tbc
Oslo Bors Yes 8th March
Palestine Exchange Yes 11th March
Philippine Stock Exchange tbc
Qatar Stock Exchange Yes tbc.
Rwanda Stock Exchange Yes 10 th March
Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Yes 7th March
Singapore Exchange Yes  tbc
SIX Swiss Exchange Yes 8th March
Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Yes 10th March
Toronto Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
Tunis Stock Exchange Yes 8th March
Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) Yes 8th March
Yangon Stock Exchange Yes  tbc
Zagreb Stock Exchange Yes 8th March

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