Raising the bar: SFDR to lead to 'uptick in name and strategy changes' as firms adapt

New ESG regulation comes into effect

Anna Fedorova
The changes have been welcomed as a 'game changer' by industry participants

The changes have been welcomed as a 'game changer' by industry participants

The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) that came into effect in the European Union last week is expected to cause asset managers to adapt their existing ESG strategies to comply with the new requirements and avoid being tarred with the 'greenwashing' brush.

The level one disclosure requirements under the SFDR, which came into force on 10 March, will see asset managers reporting on how they manage sustainability risks, substantiating the ESG credentials of...

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