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QSE ESG Guidance

Qatar Current 2016

The guide is a voluntary set of recommendations and principles to help companies incorporate and report on ESG factors, in order to help support QSE's commitment to promote sustainable practices.

Issuer name

Qatar Stock Exchange

More information

" Over the last twenty years, sustainability reporting standards have been developed by different non-profit organizations around the world. A list of these organizations and their respective frameworks is attached for reference in Appendix A. From the standards listed in Appendix A, the GRI standards from the Global Reporting Initiative is among the most widely used, with more than 24,000 GRI reports having been issued in more than 90 countries to date."

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

annual report, sustainability report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Energy, Environmental Compliance & Risk, Climate & GHG emissions, Water, Waste & Hazardous Substances

ESG coverage- S (Social)

Employment Conditions, Policies and Practices

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Structure & Leadership, Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Competitive Behaviour, Ethics & Integrity






Africa & Middle East

Date of publication


Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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