Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, Nov. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, a peer-to-peer learning platform for exploring how exchanges, in collaboration with investors, regulators, and companies, can enhance corporate transparency, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagements with the UN Global Compact and Co-Coordinator of the SSE initiative, together with Doug Morrow, Managing Director at CK Capital and Simon McMahon, Diederik Timmer Global Director, Institutional Relations at Sustainalytics, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:

Natalie Sorichetti
+1 (416) 203-4674
nsorichetti@corporateknights.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Will Briganti
(646) 441-5012
william.briganti@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative:

The Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative is a peer-to-peer learning platform for exploring how exchanges, in collaboration with investors, regulators, and companies, can enhance corporate transparency – and ultimately performance – on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage sustainable investment. Currently, the SSE initiative has eight partner exchanges, including NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ OMX, BSE Ltd., the Borsa Istanbul Stock Exchange, BM&FBOVESPA, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange. For more information please visit: www.sseinitiative.org

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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