70% of UK financial services professionals 'not confident' their firm conducts ethical finance

Scepticism towards companies' commitments

James Baxter-Derrington
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Respondents noted that companies' attitudes towards mental health, social and environmental issues were 'not important'
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Respondents noted that companies' attitudes towards mental health, social and environmental issues were 'not important'

Seven out of ten professionals working in the UK financial services industry are not confident in the commitment to ESG and ethical finance of the firms they work for, according to a survey from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).

When 563 respondents were asked how confident they were that their firm is "committed to the adoption and execution of ethical finance policies and ESG principles as regards lending, investing, wealth...

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