Green advisers push back at 'lazy and dated' sustainability views

‘Financial planning cannot operate in an ignorance is bliss bubble’

Isabel Baxter
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A number of those who are sustainability-focused among the industry have raised concerns about adviser views on the subject.

This comes as a PA Asks survey saw an adviser slam sustainability as an "overdone and ludicrous subject". It also revealed that only 18% would consider going on a sustainability regulation course. Path Financial founder David MacDonald believes the results of the survey have revealed "disappointingly low numbers". "It is truly shocking that still only 18% of respondents showing any interest in the question of sustainability regulation," he said. "It seems the prevailing view in the financial industry along the lines of ‘we assume clients don't care about what their money is infl...

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