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    Our Strategic Approach to Sustainability

    Nasdaq is fully committed to our ESG efforts and leading the shift toward more sustainable and inclusive capital markets. 

    A Message From Adena T. Friedman, Nasdaq President and CEO

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    A more sustainable and equitable world is within our grasp. … As carbon mitigations become a must-have for every company, Nasdaq is engaging with and educating our clients on climate risks and providing marketplace solutions to help them achieve their own ESG objectives.

    2021 Sustainability Reporting Suite

    Nasdaq 2021 Sustainability Report

    We are a leader in the shift toward more sustainable and inclusive capital markets.

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    The Taskforce on Climate-Related Disclosures (TCFD) Report

    A framework to analyze climate-related risks and opportunities

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    Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index

    Identifies relevant issues for sustainability reporting

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    Sustainability Accountability Standards Board (SASB) Index

    Provides industry standards for reporting and communication

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    World Economic Forum (WEF) Index

    Aligns existing ESG frameworks into universal standards

    2021 Year in Review

    Nasdaq’s renewable energy use in 2021, up from 82% in 2020

    Believe Nasdaq is advancing Diversity, Equity and Culture, according to a recent survey

    Targeted increase in ESG investor engagement in 2022 versus 2021

    Environmental Sustainability

    Innovate for Environmental Sustainability

    Inclusive Prosperity

    Champion Inclusive Prosperity

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    Advance Governance Excellence

    ESG Resources

    Explore our commitment to supplier sustainability.

    Explore our corporate sustainability policies, FAQs and more.