5 posts categorised "Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)"
15 January 2021 Private Equity & SFDR: a new frontier for the industry? We look at the challenges that private equity firms are grappling with in implementing the Sustainable Financial Disclosure Regulation.
06 August 2020 Why social is no longer the forgotten part of ESG As companies have increased their focus on ESG issues over the past few years, they have tended to concentrate on the E and the G - with the S being rather left behind.
20 February 2020 Sustainable Investment Taxonomy - the end of the beginning? Political agreement on the taxonomy is a vital first step in providing a framework to support firms in integrating sustainability considerations into the investment process and wider approaches across their business.
10 October 2019 ESG regulation - are you operationally ready? As the public policy agenda for sustainable investing continues to unfold, asset managers are finding themselves under pressure to implement new requirements set out by incoming regulation. Various initiatives are nudging firms to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into their investment propositions and decisions, and to report on the sustainability performance of certain funds. With this comes changes to ESG policies, the controls and governance to implement those policies, and a more central role for ESG data on investee companies. In this blog, we consider these key operational impacts in further detail, together with some of the actions firms should take to respond.