SIF 2022: 'Standardised ESG data essential to smooth advice process'

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According to Tim Fassam, director of government relations and policy of PIMFA, a depth of understanding can only be developed by using a single solution when it comes to sustainable investing. "We need the same rules across much of the global economies as possible."
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According to Tim Fassam, director of government relations and policy of PIMFA, a depth of understanding can only be developed by using a single solution when it comes to sustainable investing. "We need the same rules across much of the global economies as possible."

It is important to be realistic about sustainable investment data and work towards standardisation to simplify the advice process, delegates at SIF 2022 heard.

Speaking on the second day of the festival, Tim Fassam director of government relations and policy at PIMFA said advisers play an important role in that process and can have a huge impact on progre...

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