ESMA offers 'backdoor' solution to SFDR fund labelling misuse
A major reclassification of self-labelled 'sustainable' funds is likely after ESMA proposes necessary - but complicating - naming guidelines, Anne Schoemaker tells Ahren Lester
ESMA ESG fund naming guidelines are 'significant step'
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has opened a consultation on proposed environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment fund naming guidelines...
The Future of ESG Data Conference: Highlights
Environmental Finance's in-person conference on The Future of ESG Data this week highlighted the numerous challenges that are being addressed in the space, as related regulatory and market developments unfold at record pace
Taxonomy 'useless' as investment tool until disclosure improves
The EU's taxonomy of sustainable activities and related reporting requirements are useless for directing investment until disclosure improves and more guardrails are introduced to govern use of estimated data, which could take years, according to a data provider.