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Unified Direction for a Sustainable Future, 2021



This guide proposes an initial set of corporate sustainability indicators that are in line with the State of Kuwait’s sustainable development ambitions as set out by the Kuwait Vision 2035 and the “New Kuwait” National Development Plan 1. This guide is also aligned with the Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative (SSE) and the World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) recommendations, and is intended for all issuers listed on Boursa Kuwait, whereby applying all stipulated terms is optional.






Middle East

Issuer (type)

Boursa Kuwait (Stock Exchange)

Instrument type


Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


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    • E focus: climate change, climate risk, energy, environment, environmental policy, ghg emissions, hazardous waste, recycling, waste, water, emissions
    • S focus: collective bargaining, compensation, data privacy, discrimination, discrimination policy, diversity, employee training, employee turnover, gender equality, gender pay, human capital, human rights, value creation, children
    • G focus: board diversity, board independence, esg reporting, financial reporting, responsible investment, risk management, corruption
    • SDG 5: Gender Equality, SDG 10: Reduced Inequality
    • GRI 103, GRI 302, GRI 303, GRI 305, GRI 401, GRI 403, GRI 405, GRI 102
    • Education, Finance, Health, Management, Professional services