Development, listing and trading of securities and related products, including indices, ETFs, bonds, derivatives etc. With reference to responsible investment, the JSE currently offers the following:
- FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Series which is supported by the FTSE Russell ESG Ratings, and a new related offering covering granular ESG data on JSE-listed companies as well as green revenues data, which contribue to ESG information availability for the market. The data offering was introduced in late 2018.
- green bonds
- futures contracts on the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 index
Additional ESG futures contracts are under development.
The JSE is also active in the promotion of sustainable business practices and responsible investment in dealing with our clients across issuers and investors, both directly as well as indirectly through various avenues such as regulation of reporting, training offerings and events enabling issuer-investor interaction on market and other issues including ESG.