The Amman Stock Exchange Has Issued The Second Brochure “Sustainability

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Mr.Nader Azar said that as the ASE joined the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE) in 2016, which aims to increase awareness of sustainable development objectives related to environmental protection, social responsibility and corporate governance. And following the Issuance of the first brochure on sustainability this year, which included important information related the concept, history and benefits of sustainable development, the ASE has issued the second brochure on ‘Sustainability’, In order to increase the awareness of the listed companies and all other related parties of the importance of sustainability and the importance of preparing sustainability reports.

This brochure contains the most important information related to sustainability reports such as: their importance, their forms, the main principles for their preparation, and the main topics included in them. Furthermore, the brochure displays the standards and guidelines of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI-G4).

Azar declared that the ASE will issue sustainability guidance in the future on how listed companies can disclose their sustainability performance and prepare sustainability reports. This guide will include the most recent international standards in this field. The ASE also intends to hold seminars and workshops in this regard.

It should be mentioned that those who are interested in the second brochure “Sustainability 2” can view/find it on the ASE website within the library and publications section.