Aviva Investors' Irish liquidity funds to offer early Article 8 option for clients

£38.5 billion fund range

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The asset manager aims to achieve Article 8 status for the majority of its collective funds domiciled in Europe by the end of the second quarter
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The asset manager aims to achieve Article 8 status for the majority of its collective funds domiciled in Europe by the end of the second quarter

Aviva Investors has achieved Article 8 classification under the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) for most of its £38.5 billion Irish OEIC Liquidity Fund range.

Aviva Investors' current Article 8 offering includes the Sustainable Transition range, which invests across climate, natural capital and social themes in credit, equities and real assets. The £262 billion asset manager aims to achieve Article 8 status for the majority of its collective funds domiciled in Europe by the end of the second quarter, subject to regulatory approval. According to the firm, the move is part of its ambition to create a sustainable, inclusive, and low carbon for its clients and wider society, as well as supporting Aviva's commitment to become net zero by 2040. ...

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