FCA Speech – Building trust in sustainable investments

Industry News | 23/11/20

Speaker: Richard Monks, Director of Strategy
Event: SRI Services and Partners ‘Good Money Week’ panel discussion. Highlights
• Sustainability factors are increasingly influencing consumer decision-making. Consumers should be able to trust the products they are offered and rely on them to perform as they expect.
• We are undertaking a number of initiatives that will help to address the concerns we’ve identified, including domestic and international work on issuers’ disclosures and ongoing work with Government on implementation of EU regulations.
• We have started to think about some principles that could help to guide the assessment of applications to authorise sustainable investment products.