New York Stock Exchange

Country
USA
Number of listed companies
2,291
Domestic market capitalization
22,081,367
SSE Partner Exchange

Yes

Has annual sustainability report

Yes

Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule

No

Has written guidance on ESG reporting

No

  • However provides links to various sustainability resources for listed companies
Offers ESG related training

Yes

  • The NYSE regularly conducts webinars and educational symposiums for investor relations, sustainability and governance teams of listed companies. These programs include the NYSE IR Summit, held annually at the NYSE and throughout the year in regional locations. For the past several years, each day-long summit has included several governance and board related topics and speakers have represented proxy advisory firms, hedge funds, small and large investment fund managers, heads of governance, ESG-focused investors, corporate secretaries and industry leaders.
  • The NYSE partnered with the CFA Institute and Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) to host a workshop in November of 2017 for professional investors designed to promote understanding of how ESG issues are impacting share prices, bond yields and bond spreads.
  • September 2018 - NYSE held a Panel discussion with its listed companies and Tensie Whelan, who heads the Center for Sustainable Business at the NYU Stern School of Business to discuss measuring the ROI on sustainability. Key takeaways here.
  • October 2018 - NYSE held a webinar with NRG Energy Vice President of Sustainability and Janine Guillot, SASB Director of Capital Markets Policy and Outreach to discuss how incorporating ESG information into annual reports can help engage with investors. (registration here)

 

Has sustainability-related indices

Yes

  • The NYSE administers, calculates or publishes nearly 40 ESG indices (more than 20 are environmental related specifically):
    • ICE BoAML Green Bond Index·
    • NYSE Arca Environmental Services Index
    • MLCX Biofuels Index - Total Return (Intraday Indicative)
    • Barclays Women in Leadership Total Return USD Index
    • Return on Disability US LargeCap Excess Return Net USD Index
    • SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index
    • SSI Impact Index
    • Summit Zacks Global Water Index (Price Return)
    • Syntax U.S. Social Core Tier 1 Index
    • Syntax U.S. Social Core Tier 2 Index
    • WilderHill Clean Energy Index
    • WilderHill Progressive Energy Index
    • ZyFin India Quality and Governance Equity Index (USD PR)
    • S&P U.S. Activist Interest Index
    • Tortoise North American Water Index
    • Ardour Global Index Extra Liquid (USD)
    • Ardour Solar Energy Index (USD)
    • Northern Trust Developed Real Estate ESG Price Index (USD)
    • Northern Trust GRESB Developed Real Estate ESG Price Index (USD)
    • S-Net Nuclear Energy Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters Global Equal Opportunities Select Index
    • Thomson Reuters Global Large/Mid Diversity & Inclusion ex. Controversial Weapons Equal Weight Price Return Index
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Developed Markets ex-US Environmental Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Developed Markets ex-US ESG Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Developed Markets ex-US Governance Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Developed Markets ex-US Social Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Emerging Markets Environmental Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Emerging Markets ESG Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Emerging Markets Governance Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Emerging Markets Social Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Europe Environmental Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Europe ESG Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Europe Governance Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network Europe Social Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network US Large Cap Environmental Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network US Large Cap ESG Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network US Large Cap Governance Best Practices Index (USD)
    • Thomson Reuters/S-Network US Large Cap Social Best Practices Index (USD)
Has sustainability bond listing segment

No

Has SME listing platform

Yes

Additional information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Listed company for profit; demutualized in 2006
Regulatory model
Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model.
  • All of NYSE's US operations are self-regulated through its subsidiary, NYSE Regulation Inc. NYSE Regulation Inc. is responsible for listed company compliance, regulation administration, and market surveillance.
  • However, more advanced regulatory powers such as regulating company behaviour lie with the SEC and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
About the stock exchange
Location: New York, USA.
  • Established in 1792. Over the years, the NYSE has welcomed diverse new trading platforms to its ranks, that now include equities, exchange-traded products, options and fixed income. Its equity markets provide customers with leading technology, unique partnerships and value-added trading techniques from electronic to block to anonymous order executions – all done within an open, regulated exchange environment. Its options markets provide customers a choice of two distinct models that offer a combination of open outcry trading with advanced electronic capabilities.
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Intercontinental Exchange Group 100%