In cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) holds a Training Course on Sustainability Reports for ASE20 Index Companies

In line with the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) continued efforts to implement the best international standards and practices in the market and those related to disclosure and transparency in particular, and to enhance the competitiveness of the national capital market and listed companies, and as part of the project to commit companies included in the ASE20 index to issue sustainability reports as of 2022, the ASE in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Global Compact Network in Jordan (UN Global Compact Network), held a training course between the period 5-7 October 2021 organized by Social Value International (SVI) for representatives of ASE20 index companies to familiarize them with the importance of issuing sustainability reports and how these reports are prepared according to the latest initiative of the UNDP (SDG Impact Standards).

Several topics were discussed during this session, mainly: The importance of adopting sustainability practices and their impact on the global economy, recent global trends in investment, sustainability practices in Jordan, understanding the relationship between the ESG Factors and sustainable development goals and impact management (SDG Impact Management), and how to prepare reports in accordance with these standards.

SDG Impact Standards is a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) initiative launched in 2021 to assist companies and investors to contribute positively to sustainable development in furtherance of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).