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Sustainable Stock Exchanges 2012 Global Dialogue to be held in Rio de Janeiro
11 June 2012
Sustainable Stock Exchanges 2012 Global Dialogue
The United Nations Global Compact Office, the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment, the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative, and UNCTAD are working jointly to organize the Sustainable Stock Exchanges 2012 Global Dialogue on 18 June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the lead-up to the Rio+20 UN Earth Summit.​


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This invitation only event at the Windsor Barra Hotel will bring together CEOs and financial leaders from around the world, along with key policy makers and subject matter experts.
 
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 (SSE) 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.
 
Building on previous SSE dialogues in New York (2009) and Xiamen, China (2010), this event will focus on the role of the world’s stock exchanges in encouraging responsible, long-term investment and creating sustainable financial markets.
 
For more information on the SSE initiative and/or to submit a request for an invitation to the event, please visit www.SSEinitiative.org.

 

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