The Social Stock Exchange (SSE), 2009

United Kingdom Current 2009

The UK Social Stock Exchange (SSE) aims to combine profitable trading with social or environmental missions, and includes healthcare, development projects, clean technologies and help for disadvantaged communities. The SSE publishes annual Impact reports in order to help investors make informed decisions about member companies stated objectives and verifiable, published evidence. The Impact Reports cover five themes, including what evidence a company has of its social impact and how that was collected. Following admission to the SSE a member company must have their Impact Report updated annually. 


General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large listed companies

Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Type of instrument

Voluntary Initiative

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


Project Partners