Improving access to independent financial advice will be vital to helping people incorporate ESG into their retirement strategies, writes Andrew Megson
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies have taken centre stage within the financial services sector throughout the previous decade. Indeed, many industry leaders are publicly committing to incorporating ESG within their operations. That said, whilst individuals and organisations have long made moves towards progressive social and environmental causes, ESG only become widely recognised in 2004. It was then UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan who wrote to 50 CEOs within major financial institutions, inviting them to join an initiative to find ways to integrate ESG into capital...
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