Oslo Børs

Name
Country
Norway
Number of listed companies
227
Domestic market capitalization
308,197
SSE Partner Exchange

Yes

Has annual sustainability report

Yes

  • Corporate Social Responsibility report online.
  • Also has Corporate Governance section on website.
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule

No

Has written guidance on ESG reporting

Yes

  • Guidance on the reporting of corporate responsibility, published in September 2016 in collaboration with the Norwegian Forum for Responsible and Sustainable Investment (Norsif).
Offers ESG related training

Yes

  • ESG training is included in the following courses offered by Oslo Børs:
    • 1. the mandatory training for board members in listed companies
    • 2. the courses in continuing obligations for companies and advisers
    • 3. the mandatory course for management and board members of companies that have applied for listing on the exchange’s markets.
  • Oslo Børs also organizes and hosts seminars specifically focusing on green bonds.
Has sustainability-related indices

No

Has sustainability bond listing segment

Yes

Has SME listing platform

Yes

Additional information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Demutualised for profit; demutualized in 2001
Regulatory model
Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model
  • The primary regulatory body for security exchanges in Norway is the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway. The Oslo Børs exchange operates under the rules and regulations set by this organisation, and it appears to possess very basic self-regulatory authority abilities.
About the stock exchange
Location: Oslo, Norway.
  • Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA owns Oslo Børs ASA, Verdipapirsentralen ASA and Oslo Market Solutions AS. The Oslo Børs VPS group offers coordinated and attractive marketplaces for listing and trade in securities, registration of ownership and settlement of securities in Norway, market data and on-line solutions. Oslo Børs VPS Holding is the result of a merger between Oslo Børs Holding and VPS Holding that took place in November 2007. Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA 100%