Originally published 5 June 2020, updated 10 June 2020
The topic of sustainable finance is high on the agenda among policy makers in the European Union. The consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the financial sector, which used to be driven mainly by market-led efforts, will soon become subject to a comprehensive regulatory regime. Following an ambitious timetable, the EU is pressing ahead with various reforms, and asset managers and financial advisers are at the core of this evolving framework.
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