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  • ESG investment issues permeate planned review of UK’s Stewardship Code – Responsible Investor

    5 December 2017

     

    by Carlos Tornero

    “The Financial Reporting Council, the UK watchdog, will issue a consultation on the Stewardship Code by mid-2018 in which it will seek input on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and responsible investment issues…”

    “… Fergus Moffatt, Head of Public Policy at the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF), told RI that corporate reporting around social impact in the context of the SDGs is an area in which UKSIF will work with the FRC and the government “to ensure the new system goes even further to promote sustainable businesses.”

    Moffatt added: “We are also pleased to see a review of the Stewardship Code and the opportunity to better align it with the new rules on investors’ fiduciary duties recently outlined by the Pensions Regulator.””

    Read the article here (£).

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