Promoting your ESG strategy

The road to ESG integration is long. Do your clients know how far you’ve come? Greenwashing is easy. Getting away with it is not. With the introduction of SFDR and other oversights, investment managers need to be transparent about their ESG strategy, their responsible investing goals and where they fall short. And the efforts of…

The shifting nature of ESG commitments – from principle to evidence

This article explores the shift that has occurred in the investment industry as asset managers have evolved from making ESG commitments using a principle-based approach to an evidence-based approach. This shift has repercussions for both a) the impact asset managers can have on the sustainability challenges we face today; and b) how legitimate their ESG…

It’s only “greenwashing” if you don’t mean it

ESG matters for a lot of reasons. One of the most important is simply that it matters to the investors that allocate the money. It’s their capital and it’s important to them that it be invested responsibly. Frankly – I think it has always mattered – after all, how many LPs do you know that…

Don’t greenwash: fund managers must be careful how they talk about ESG

To greenwash, or not to greenwash? That is the question. Green, sustainable, ethical, responsible, environmentally-friendly… these are all words used by managers to describe their funds. As both investors and the wider world become increasingly concerned with sustainability, it is tempting to exaggerate a fund’s ESG credentials to attract more capital. This, however, is a…

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