The ESG agenda is becoming ever more pressing


Now more than ever asset managers will need to demonstrate how they are meeting the market's expectations in relation to ESG. COVID-19 will undoubtedly shine a spotlight on asset managers and how they are living up to the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic will bring to environmental, social and governance issues.

In this podcast 'Let's Chat', the speakers explored the following topics: 

  • Defining “ESG”
  • The impact of COVID-19 on ESG
  • The latest EU developments, including the: 
    • Taxonomy Regulation
    • Disclosure Regulation 
    • Low Carbon Benchmarks Regulation
    • Amendments to AIFMD/UCITS/MIFID Frameworks 
  • What asset managers should be doing now

 

Key Contacts

Lorna Finlayson

Lorna Finlayson

Partner, Financial Regulation
Edinburgh

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Jonathan Powling

Jonathan Powling

Partner, Investment Management
United Kingdom

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Richard Small

Richard Small

Partner, Financial Regulation
London, UK

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Jan Gruter

Jan Gruter

Legal Director, Investment Management
Glasgow, UK

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