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Majority of trading venues encourage ESG disclosures from issuers, says survey

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Ninety eight per cent of the 50 exchanges included in the WFE annual Sustainability Survey said they encourage or mandate disclosures related to issuers’ ESG practices and performance (Photo: Yuki Iwamura/Bloomberg)

Exchanges report that investor demand for sustainability-related data and products has increased considerably

Exchanges remain the “primary promoters” of environmental, social and governance disclosure, ahead of securities regulators, shows a survey from the World Federation of Exchanges. Ninety eight per cent of the 50 exchanges included in the WFE annual Sustainability Survey said they encourage or mandate disclosures related to issuers’ ESG practices and performance. 

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