December 13, 2021
Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and CFA Society Pakistan held an informative and educational session on integration of Environment Social & Governance standards in business and investment. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Chairperson, Pakistan Stock Exchange and Ms. Mubashira Bukhari Khwaja CFA, Investment Director at Aberdeen Asset Management UK were the keynote speakers at the event. The session included several speakers from CFA Society Pakistan and was widely attended by representatives and participants from financial institutions and corporate organisations. In recent years, ESG taken a prominent place in attracting attention from investors for those companies having integrated ESG standards in their operational structure and capacities. ESG issues and its integration in businesses, finance and across regulators has taken center stage, driven by the need for fast tracking climate action, mainstreaming sustainability and attracting global institutional investors.