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Sustainability Disclosure Guide

Kuwait Current 2017

Boursa Kuwait has developed this sustainability disclosure guidance with the aim to support Kuwait listed issuers to report on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues in order to meet the growing information needs of various stakeholders including investors, customers, suppliers, and regulators. This guide proposes an initial set of 26 sustainability indicators that are in line the State of Kuwait's sustainable development ambitions as set out by the Kuwait Vision 2035 and the National Development Plan “New Kuwait”. This guide is also aligned with the recommendations of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSEI) and the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

Issuer name

Boursa Kuwait

Reporting resources

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

All

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

All

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

All

Status

Current

Country

Kuwait

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

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