We are committed to preserving our planet’s natural resources and ensuring the health and safety of our employees, families and communities. Nasdaq demonstrates its dedication by practicing sustainability, advocating for volunteerism and promoting philanthropy to make the world a better place.

Our sustainability strategy includes all environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues that affect our business, operations and internal and external stakeholders. Our global teams work together to create an impact in the marketplaces and communities where we live and work. We also advocate for ESG practices in our markets. 

Exchanges serve an important role in encouraging practical and achievable environmental, social and governance principles. Nasdaq is honored as the only stock exchange in the Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index (DJSI). We are fully committed to continuing our ESG efforts, and we are excited to lead the shift towards more sustainable and inclusive capital markets.

Nasdaq is a member of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices powered by the S&P Global CSA

Our Long-Term Sustainability Goals

Carbon Neutral

We offset our Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions in 2018 and 2019—and are on track to maintain carbon neutrality in 2020 and beyond.

Sustainable Offerings

We are creating profitable sustainability indexes or financial products.

ESG Best Practices

We are setting smart and attainable ESG management and transparency guidelines. We also support our listed companies in determining best ESG practices.

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