Co-branded sustainable equities fund offers US exposure, with a portion of profits earmarked for philanthropic causes selected by basketball megastar.
Morningstar calls for clarity as US investors pull US$5 billion against electoral backdrop, while Europe registers slight inflows.
Market participants flag importance of double materiality to enhance Article 8/9 definition alignment, stress need to recognise transition strategies.
Dutch regulator proposes overhaul ahead of green fund consultation closure; France follows Belgium in revising SRI label to exclude fossil fuel developers.
Research by the European regulator shows that ESG-related named funds attract more inflows, raising concerns about potential greenwashing.
Review could permit greater interoperability with fund-labelling, disclosure regimes in other jurisdictions.
Providers wish to wait for planned SFDR review before making further fund reclassifications.
New research suggests lack of alignment disclosure due to “incomplete nature” of taxonomy and “high bar” for determining sustainable activities.
By navigating the complexities of SFDR, investors can reduce carbon footprints, support the transition and contribute to a more sustainable future, says Pedro...
Dutch firm’s fifth impact-focused investment strategy launches amid continued demand for Article 9 funds.
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