Report: Asset managers must explain how sustainability measures benefit stakeholders

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The report also warns asset managers need to be more realistic on what is actually achievable in terms of sustainability
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The report also warns asset managers need to be more realistic on what is actually achievable in terms of sustainability

Asset managers need to do more to explain how sustainability measures actually benefit stakeholders, according to the Thinking Ahead Institute.

In its new report, Sustainability: Understanding impact and value creation, the institute warns that investment organisations need to be wary of the gap between their positive intentions for a more sustainable economy and their ability to deliver it. Otherwise institutional investors risk a disconnect between ambition and reality if they focus on measuring investment impact without linking it to value creation for stakeholders. Rathbones' Crossman: Covid-19 could lead to a more responsible capitalism The report also warns that asset managers need to be more realistic on what is act...

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