Tag Archives: ESG

The financial industry’s pivotal role in achieving sustainable change through industry-wide standards

Firms regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are expected to take on a stewardship role in delivering sustainable economic growth, which will benefit UK consumers and businesses in all regions. Both the UK government’s Transition Plan Taskforce and the FCA have recently shared content on putting together a blueprint to ensure this happens. It … Continue Reading

Shaping a sustainable financial ecosystem: how to integrate ESG factors

Read time: 3 minutes 30 seconds The appetite for ethical finance shows no sign of slowing. But as the interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) finances rises, so too do concerns about impact- and green-washing: the practice of making false or misleading claims about apparent ethical credentials. Naturally, as an embryonic sector, many complex … Continue Reading

Impact Finance Series: The Spectrum of Capital

Read time – 2 minutes 30 seconds Social finance, impact investing, blended finance…the endless industry jargon and terminology in this emerging asset class can be confusing. In this series, our industry leading global Social Impact Finance group looks to demystify the social finance market and its growing importance for financial institutions and investors.   Greed is … Continue Reading