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  • Morningstar revokes sustainable label from hundreds of EU funds

    14 February 2022

    Morningstar has reversed a previous decision to label more than 1,200 EU funds as 'sustainable', after scrutinising their documents.

  • EU SFDR response raises 'legitimate' greenwashing concern

    08 February 2022

    The market response to the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) from asset managers has "led to confusion and greenwashing concerns", warned Morningstar.

  • Asset managers must 'own up' to index fund net-zero problem

    16 November 2021

    Asset managers need to "own up" to the net-zero problem created by their passive index funds and begin to consider closing traditional index funds...

  • Record-breaking 2021 ESG voting season in US

    06 August 2021

    Investor support for environmental and social resolutions at US companies hit record levels in 2021, according to Morningstar...

  • 13% of EU funds have already classified themselves as 'sustainable' under SFDR

    18 June 2021

    13% of EU-domiciled funds have initially classified themselves as 'sustainable' under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation...

  • SFDR will be a 'game changer' for sustainability reporting

    16 March 2021

    The EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is now in play after a long gestation, and carries potential for standardisation and prevention of greenwashing. Christopher Marchant reports