Update: Industry welcomes IA's clarity on responsible investment definitions, but progress still needed

New guidelines from the Investment Association

James Baxter-Derrington
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The new guidelines are designed to help managers cover myriad responsible investment appraoches
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The new guidelines are designed to help managers cover myriad responsible investment appraoches

The Investment Association (IA) has today (18 November) published industry-wide definitions in an attempt to provide "clarity and consistency" to responsible investment.

From the start of 2020, IA members will be asked to identify which funds should be classified as having "responsible investment characteristics" to help bring "further clarity" to the market. The definitions...

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