Schroders warns advisers: 'Nowhere to hide' from FCA's SDR

Rich Fox sheds light on firms’ readiness for upcoming SDR

Sahar Nazir
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Advisers have “nowhere to hide” when it comes to the regulator’s sustainability disclosure requirements (SDR) and “must familiarise themselves with the considerations”, according to Schroders.

Speaking at Schroders' Manchester Investment Conference today (14 May), head of UK public policy Rich Fox urged advisers to familiarise themselves with the requirements to effectively guide their clients. "Advisers need to consider: Are they ready for SDR in July? Do they know their way through SDR?" he said, highlighting the importance of aligning model portfolios with sustainability standards. He also highlighted Schroders' "proactive" approach in preparing for the labelling of their funds. He said there has been "significant effort required" to comply with the SDR agreements. "W...

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