Bahrain Bourse webinar on the Importance of ESG Reporting

SectorFinancial Markets

Bahrain Bourse held a webinar on the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting on Wednesday, 29th July 2020, which is part of a series of workshops Bahrain Bourse is organizing with the aim of enhancing awareness and understanding of the importance and benefits of ESG reporting and encouraging listed companies in disclosing ESG information. The webinar was attended by more than 30 representatives from listed companies and other financial institutions.

The webinar began with an introduction on the ESG Voluntary Reporting Guideline that Bahrain Bourse issued last month, as well as provided companies with guidance on ESG disclosure and reporting methodology.

ESG in the banking sector was also discussed, shedding light on the implementation of ESG Reporting in the banks in Bahrain. The webinar was concluded with an open discussion addressing questions from the attendees.

Webinar speakers included Marwa Almaskati, Director of Marketing & Business Development of Bahrain Bourse, Darin Rovere, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of more...