TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced that Canada's premier equities exchanges Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange have joined the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative to promote sustainability performance and transparency in capital markets.
As an SSE partner, TMX will engage in peer to peer dialogue to explore how exchanges can work together with investors, regulators, and companies, to encourage sustainable investment, while also enhancing corporate transparency and performance in respect to environmental, social and corporate governance issues. Launched in 2009 by the UN Secretary General, the SSE aims to include representatives of all capital market stakeholders in its workstreams and engages with a broad network of the global financial services industry on a regular basis.
"TMX is committed to embracing progressive change across the markets we serve and above all, to providing clients with the solutions they need to succeed in today's ever-evolving investment landscape," said Lou Eccleston, Chief Executive Officer of TMX Group. "We are proud to join our international peers in the SSE initiative and to connect stakeholders across Canada's world-class markets, including TSX and TSXV-listed companies and the investment community, with environmental, social and governance disclosure guidelines and valuable ongoing insights."
For more information on the SSE, please visit www.sseinitiative.org
About TMX Group (TSX: X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities and fixed income. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Trayport and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, technology solutions, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across North America (Montréal, Calgary, Vancouver and New York), as well as in key international markets including London and Singapore. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.
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