Just two out of 10 advisers 'highly confident' on ESG - Schroders research

Schroders 2020 UK Financial Adviser Survey

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"From a regulatory viewpoint advisers have to include ESG explicitly in the process of advice, so this is something that the industry needs to improve on." - Doug Abbott head of UK intermediary at Schroders
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"From a regulatory viewpoint advisers have to include ESG explicitly in the process of advice, so this is something that the industry needs to improve on." - Doug Abbott head of UK intermediary at Schroders

Only two out of 10 advisers are highly confident talking about ESG to their clients despite the majority considering it as part of their fund selection process, according to the Schroders 2020 UK Financial Adviser Survey.

It revealed that 74% of the financial advisers consider ESG factors as part of their fund selection process, up 43% from 2019. However, only 17% of financial advisers rate their confidence as very high...

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