It’s boom time for sustainable investing. But as assets flood into ESG-oriented products and strategies, a simultaneous boom is underway in regulation. Predictably, the drafting of that regulation is triggering differences of opinion and vigorous lobbying by the various stakeholders, creating uncertainty for the investment managers to whom the new rules will apply.
The uncertainty and complexity involved can make it appealing for investment firms to disengage and adopt a wait-and-see stance. But we would argue that, while the endpoint may not be in sharp focus, the intention is clear—and there is work that can usefully be done now to prepare.
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