Nasdaq Joins Four Exchanges In Sustainability Effort

Source: Bloomberg, 21 June 2012

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) joined stock exchanges in Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Istanbul and Cairo in an effort to require listed companies to report material information about environmental, social and governance risks.
The exchanges agreed to urge their more than 4,600 companies to measure and report on environmental and governance issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, water usage and gender equality, or explain why they wonÂ’t. They are also asking more exchanges to join the effort.

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