SIF 2023: SFDR has 'changed thinking' around private capital investment

‘Value creation opportunity’

Martin Richmond
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The introduction of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations has “changed the thinking” of capital managers regarding private capital investment in the UK, delegates at the Sustainable Investment Festival heard.

Speaking yesterday (14 June) during a panel discussion, Terra Instinct director of sustainability advisory and reporting Harry Briggs noted there has been a "revolution" around sustainability in the private capital sector over the last few years and added capital managers have "changed their thinking" as a result of SFDR. SIF 2023: 'Messy internal culture' linked to lower investment returns He said: "Most private capital managers are raising money in the EU, as well as in the UK, so they are caught by the SFDR. Although UK pension funds have not historically invested that much in priv...

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