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77% of UK financial firms plan to make a permanent hire specifically to handle ESG

New research reveals that while majority (72%) of business leaders in the financial services industry are confident they’re prepared for future ESG regulation, more than 80% feel they should be… The post 77% of UK financial firms plan to make a permanent hire specifically to handle ESG appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Only half of banks worldwide will be ready for regulatory reporting in the next six months

A new report from Avanade, a leading Microsoft solutions provider, and Efma, a global, non-profit organisation created by leading banks and insurers, has found that many banks are not on… The post Only half of banks worldwide will be ready for regulatory reporting in the next six months appeared first on London Business News |…

Almost 20% of global private capital CFOs have yet to begin integrating ESG into investment processes

New research from Intertrust reveals that CFOs continue to fear cost and resource constraints as client demands grow around ESG, citing those factors as the “biggest obstacles” surrounding ESG integration.… The post Almost 20% of global private capital CFOs have yet to begin integrating ESG into investment processes appeared first on London Business News |…

Green finance: The most sustainable funds revealed

Ethical’ or ‘responsible’ investment is a continuingly evolving marketplace, encompassing a variety of approaches and products designed to help investors ‘do good’ with their money. This is particularly apparent looking… The post Green finance: The most sustainable funds revealed appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

FCA urged to take action against ESG fraud

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has proposed that demanding standards should be set for funds that call themselves “sustainable” or make ESG claims. In its response to the FCA’s discussion paper ‘Sustainability disclosure… The post FCA urged to take action against ESG fraud appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

ESG fund sales are keeping the lights on

Responsible fund sales account for three quarters of net fund sales, according to latest data from the Investment Association. Global funds continue to hoover up money but UK funds are still… The post ESG fund sales are keeping the lights on appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

ESG not a priority for investors, despite COP26 efforts

UK investors are failing to prioritise sustainable and ESG investments, despite COP26 and Government action to tackle climate change, new research  from  HYCM  has found. The trading broker commissioned an independent survey of 857 UK-based… The post ESG not a priority for investors, despite COP26 efforts appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

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