Sustainability

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.

ESG

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.

Our Long-Term Sustainability Goals

Energy, Water and Waste Footprint

We are reducing the enterprise energy, water and waste footprint by setting annual targets.

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.

Promoting ESG
80%
of all Nasdaq-listed companies publicly report at least one ESG metric.
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"Our commitment to ESG mirrors our commitment to the world."
Evan Harvey, Head of Sustainability
Read our Sustainability Report
Promoting ESG
80%
of all Nasdaq-listed companies publicly report at least one ESG metric.

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