Joining SSX as a Business – stage 1
To join the Social Stock Exchange Admissions companies undergo a transparent and rigorous selection process that is independently validated. As a result, impact investors can be sure that members of the Social Stock Exchange share their values.
To be eligible as a member of the Social Stock Exchange, a company must have social or environmental impact at its core and
• have securities that can be publicly traded on a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE).
• wish to issue equity or debt securities on a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE).
• wish to raise growth capital with a view to entering the publicly-listed markets at a later stage.
The first step to becoming a member is to discuss your business with one of the Social Stock Exchange team. The team will discuss your business needs and goals and will guide you through the process, starting with the completion of an Application Form. If your company wishes to issue publicly-listed securities or raise capital towards that goal, the Social Stock Exchange will work together with its established network of Social Company Advisors (SCAs) to help ensure that you can fulfil your capital raising requirements and join the SSX social impact segment on NEX (if applicable).
An application for admission will be made to an independent Admissions Panel which compromises of senior finance and social impact specialists. The Admissions Panel will base its assessment on your Impact Report which is prepared by you in collaboration with an impact reporting specialist
Once approved, as a member of the Social Stock Exchange, you will be required to update your Impact Report annually. If whatever reason, your business model changes, such that you are no longer operating as an impact business, your Social Stock Exchange membership will be suspended pending any appeal you may wish to make. For more information on our admissions process, please contact Debbie Ryan, firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07966 455 050 and register your interest here.