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The Securities & Commodities Authority Master Plan for Sustainable Capital Markets



The plan aims to 1. Provide channels for funding of sustainable projects including those that support the environment, society, and the economy; and reallocate available capital to more sustainable projects. 2. Encourage corporates and their management to shift towards more effective sustainable practices. 3. Provide investment opportunities and information to investors to invest in such projects and allow them to make better decisions in this regard. 4. Create awareness with all market stakeholders on the importance of sustainability and their respective role in supporting it through their actions. It is comprised of 7 key pillars 1) Taxonomy, classification, and standard-setting. 2) Legal and regulatory framework. 3) Market platform and investment instruments. 4) Corporate Governance and stewardship. 5) Transparency and disclosure. 6) Awareness and education. 7) Awards and incentives.

Reporting Exchange

United Arab Emirates




Middle East

Issuer (type)

Securities and Commodities Authority Regulations (Financial Regulator)

Instrument type


Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


Text analysis

    • Moderate 0.85%
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    • E focus: climate change, sustainable finance, environment
    • S focus: financial inclusion, systemic risk, value creation, diversity
    • G focus: risk management, accountability
    • Education, Finance, Information, Management, Public administration, Retail trade