Market players do their best to navigate a sea of regulation that often lacks harmony and consistency across regions.
Morningstar calls for clarity as US investors pull US$5 billion against electoral backdrop, while Europe registers slight inflows.
Fourth UK sustainability fund label UK could capture assets from improvers category, as EU told to heighten SFDR transition focus.
Investors will benefit from a more flexible, innovative approach to investing in the climate transition, according to Jefferies.
Market participants flag importance of double materiality to enhance Article 8/9 definition alignment, stress need to recognise transition strategies.
Anti-greenwashing rules and guidance may become “diamond standard”.
Dutch regulator proposes overhaul ahead of green fund consultation closure; France follows Belgium in revising SRI label to exclude fossil fuel developers.
Difficulties in definition continue to thwart efforts to demonstrate the financial benefits of sustainable investments.
Kieron Boyle, CEO at the UK’s Impact Investing Institute, explains how its Just Transition Criteria are being embedded in fund design.
Research by the European regulator shows that ESG-related named funds attract more inflows, raising concerns about potential greenwashing.
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