Assessing buy now pay later sector through an ESG lensBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021 5:12PM
The fast-growing buy now pay later (BNPL) sector has attracted investor and consumer interest and has led many entrants to jump into the Australian market.
Yet investors and financial counsellors are raising concerns about the structure of BNPL products, their impact on indebtedness and financial hardship and whether increasing regulation over BNPL products represents risk or opportunity for investors.Read more: Afterpay, ASIC, U Ethical, Zip, Australian Finance Industry Association, Humm, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Michael Saadat, Adam Verwey, Stuart Palmer, Matt Comyn, Jon Fernie, Australian Ethical Investments, Australian Financial Complaints Authority, BrightePay, Citi Australia, Consumer Action Law Centre, FlexiGroup, Future Super, Openpay, Payright, Tom Abourizk
Editorial note: This is the first in a three part series of articles brought to you by Aviva Investors
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