Deutsche Börse AG Best Practice Guide on Sustainability Reporting, 2013

Germany Current 2013

In 2013 the Deutsche Börse Group (stock exchange organisation) published a Best Practice Guide with recommendations on a comprehensive approach to capital market communications regarding sustainability. The recommendations were compiled in cooperation with representatives of renowned issuers and investors from the Issuer Markets Advisory Committe (IMAC), an advisory committee of Deutsche Börse AG in capital markets issues. They are also supported by Deutscher Fondsverband (the German Investment Funds Association, BVI), Deutsches Aktieninstitut (a German issuer organisation), Deutscher Investor Relations Verband (the German Investor Relations Association, DIRK) and Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management (the German Association for Financial Analyses and Asset Management, DVFA).


General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All listed companies

Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Type of instrument

Code of conduct or guideline

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


Project Partners