Experts warn of ESG-friendly rebranding as funds prepare for introduction of SDR

What's in a name?

Kathleen Gallagher
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Experts warn of ESG-friendly rebranding as funds prepare for introduction of SDR

In January alone, five UK-domiciled funds have been rebranded to include ESG-friendly words such as ‘sustainable’ and experts are warning investors could face an onslaught of such rebrands as asset managers prepare for the Sustainability Disclosure Requirement (SDR) rules.

The SDR, which is pitted as the UK's response to the European Union's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), was unveiled last year. Included in the 48-page report was a timeline that me...

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