Sustainability

#SustentabilidadBYMA (BYMA Sustainability)

Since Sustainability is a priority for BYMA, the company steers economic, social, and environmental impact in the local ecosystem with a main aim: contribute to Argentina’s sustainable development.

Learn about our Sustaninability and Human Rights Policy.

BYMA promotes sustainable finance in the Argentine market through development and the creation of new products while executing sustainable actions both within and outside BYMA. The transversal axes of this commitment are mitigating climate change, promoting inclusivity, diversity and equality.

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTS AND NEWSLETTERS

Sustainability Reports include information on our actions, programs, and initiatives in economic, social and environmental matters. These reports are mapped in line with the GRI Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative. BYMA has already issued and disclosed 5 (five) Sustainability Reports since it was founded in 2017.

REPORTS
2022
2021
2020
2019
2018
NEWSLETTERS 2022 (Spanish)
4th Quarter
3th Quarter
2nd Quarter
1st Quarter
NEWSLETTERS 2023 (Spanish)
4th Quarter
3rd Quarter
2nd Quarter
1st Quarter
NEWSLETTERS 2024 (Spanish)
1st Quarter

BYMA SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES

In terms of Sustainability, BYMA has a wide range of initiatives in place –framed within the following axes: environmental impact, social impact and staff diversity.
These initiatives also contribute to achieve the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Zero Hunger (2), Good Health and Well-Being (3), Quality Education (4), Gender Equality (5); Decent Work and Economic Growth (8); Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (9); Reduced Inequalities (10); Responsible Consumption and Production (12); Climate Action (13); Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (16); y Partnerships for the Goals (17).

  • STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
    BYMA has strategic alliances in place to further develop the joint ecosystem. We are members of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE) to contribute to our role as an Exchange in achieving Sustainable Development Goals.
    We have adhered to UN WOMEN since 2018; we conduct the self-assessment suggested by the tool on an annual basis and in 2023, we reached the advanced level.
    Since 2022 we have been implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD).
    In 2023, we have voluntarily adhered to the UN GLOBAL COMPACT – ARGENTINA, aligning our strategies and procedures to 10 (ten) UN Universal Values to foster the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the business sector.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
    STRATEGIC ALLIANCES: We have adhered to the Circular Economy Network of the City of Buenos Aires and we have been awarded the Green Seal on Sustainable Management. We have also adhered to the recommendations of the work team Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure.

    #SERSUSTENTABLES PROGRAM (BE SUSTAINABLE).
    The main aim of this program is to reduce, recycle and reuse adhering to the principles of circular economy. Among other initiatives, we have voluntarily become a collection point for “Fundación Botellas de Amor” (Foundation), we recycle used paper through other organizations, we have bikes parking and we promote carpooling.

  • IMPACT ON SOCIETY
    The implementation of our Private Social Investment Program steers for achieving a high social impact and accompany the sectors of our community that need it most. We jointly work with 20 social organizations whose core aims are FEEDING, HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION. We also have volunteering programs in place by means of which our staff contribute to society well-being.

  • OUR STAFF DIVERSITY
    We are actively working on ensuring equal opportunities for all in our companies. We are members of UN Women, we have a Gender Equality Policy in place and we host the event called Ring the Bell for Gender Equality (Spanish) – in line with other Exchanges around the World– on an annual basis.

    WORK-LIFE BALANCE. Our strategy promotes collaborative working conditions and experimenting co-working spaces to foster innovation. Our aim is to boost our staff well-being by implementing a broad Value Proposition and the working model called FLEX EXPERIENCE.

ESG PRODUCTS

In December 2017, we signed the commitment letter with the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE). We have also developed products and trading panels for the financial ecosystem: