NBB supports ESG awareness campaign launch by DDPW

SourceBizbahrain
SectorFinancial Services
CountryBahrain

The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) announced its support to the latest awareness campaign to be launched by the Director Development Programme for Women (DDPW), a first of its kind in the Kingdom to focus on the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting. The campaign, which comes as part of DDPW’s efforts to continuously expand the knowledge base of its participants on topics relevant to the industry, includes a series of ‘DDPW Talks’ powered by NBB and EMIC Training, and comes as a result of capital markets operator, Bahrain Bourse (BHB) launching its own voluntary ESG reporting guidelines for listed companies and other stakeholders. The first session which was held recently and which provided a background on ESG reporting while highlighting its significance, had a total of 336...read more...