Adviser slams sustainability as 'overdone and ludicrous'

‘It all seems like the latest fad to me. The planet will look after itself’

Isabel Baxter
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Sustainability has been slammed by an adviser as an “overdone and ludicrous concept”.

This week's PA Asks called on the industry to provide their view on whether they would consider going on a sustainability regulation course. Out of the survey respondents, the majority (61%) said no, whilst 18% answered yes and 21% did not know. It comes after the Personal Finance Society launched a course to help financial advisers adapt to social and regulatory expectations around sustainable investment in April. The course is aligned with the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels' policy statement. "A little knowledge...

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