Back to overview

Sustainability 2 Brochure

Jordan Current 2017

This brochure contains the most important information related to sustainability reports such as: their importance, their forms, the main principles for their preparation, and the main topics included in them. Furthermore, the brochure displays the standards and guidelines of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI-G4).

Issuer name

Amman Stock Exchange

More information

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Mr. Nader Azar said that as the ASE joined the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE) in 2016, which aims to increase awareness of sustainable development objectives related to environmental protection, social responsibility and corporate governance. And following the Issuance of the first brochure on sustainability this year, which included important information related the concept, history and benefits of sustainable development, the ASE has issued the second brochure on 'Sustainability', In order to increase the awareness of the listed companies and all other related parties of the importance of sustainability and the importance of preparing sustainability reports. Azar declared that the ASE will issue sustainability guidance in the future on how listed companies can disclose their sustainability performance and prepare sustainability reports. This guide will include the most recent international standards in this field. The ASE also intends to hold seminars and workshops in this regard.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Sustainability report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Remuneration, Stakeholder Engagement, Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Competitive Behaviour

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

All

Status

Current

Country

Jordan

Region

Africa & Middle East

Date of publication

2017

Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

Go to the instrument