Sustainable Finance and ESG

  • FIA EPTA response to the FCA Consultation Paper on Extending the Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) regime to Portfolio Management (CP24/8**)

    FIA EPTA members welcome the actions and responsibilities taken by the FCA, FIA EPTA members believe that the sustainability disclosure requirements are important and needed to build trust in ESG/Sustainable products and help (end)investors make meaningful investment decisions.

  • FIA EPTA response to the FCA CP on D&I in the Financial Sector - Working Together to Drive Change

    FIA EPTA members support the FCA's aims to improve diversity and inclusion in the financial sector; as it is an important component of creating sustainable financial markets. In addition, FIA EPTA members believe that supporting healthy work cultures, unlocking talent and creating an inclusive atmosphere within firms can further support the international competitiveness of the UK’s financial services sector.

  • FIA EPTA response to the European Commission CP on the implementation of SFDR

    FIA EPTA members believe the European Union has taken a leadership role in creating a global baseline for regulatory initiatives to support the transition. In particular, the EU has developed a regulatory framework to enhance transparency and harmonisation in sustainable investment based on an agreed green taxonomy. SFDR is an important part of the EU’s promise of promoting sustainable investing.

  • FIA EPTA publishes paper on important role of ETDs in green transition

    While the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation intends to ensure investments are environmentally and socially responsible, current restrictions on ETDs may inadvertently hinder progress, paper says.