Chancellor sets out regulatory roadmap to tackle greenwashing

Greening Finance: A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing

Lauren Mason
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One of the aims of Greening Finance: A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing is to eradicate greenwashing
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One of the aims of Greening Finance: A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing is to eradicate greenwashing

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has published a roadmap detailing HM Treasury’s new Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) for asset managers and investment products, which it has developed with support from the Financial Conduct Authority.

The requirements, which will also apply to pension schemes, will require businesses to begin to disclose the environmental impact of any activities they finance and "clearly justify any sustainability...

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