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Sustainable investing

Building better futures for your clients

With the arrival of a new regulatory framework and Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR), the financial services industry can expect increased scrutiny around how advisers are carrying out their duties to offer sustainable investing opportunities for their clients. 

We brought together a panel of sustainable investing pioneers to discuss the current challenges and how to best support your clients in this area. Fidelity’s Paul Richards was joined by Julia Dreblow, founder of SRI Services and Lee Coates, founder of ESG Accord for what turned out to be a highly informative and lively discussion.

Sustainable investing and the impact of new regulation

If you missed the webinar, or you would like to see it again if you were able to attend, please watch the edited highlights.

Topics covered:

  • 00.01 - Introduction
  • 01.30 - Is sustainable investment still relevant given the current economic backdrop? 
  • 03.45 - Fund flows
  • 04.35 - ESG and sustainability – are they the same? 
  • 05.36 - Sustainable funds and performance
  • 07.06 - Active versus passive
  • 00.08 - Oil stocks and sustainable funds 
  • 15.08 - Regulation and the SDR requirements 
  • 20.10 - Sustainable investing and the Consumer Duty 
  • 23.12 - Labels
  • 27.48 - Identifying which funds fall into which category 
  • 31.51 - Outsourcing
  • 37.08 - Adviser skills and understanding 
  • 41.11 - Fact finding and compliance reporting
  • 44.03 - Key takeaways
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