Asset consultants keep gates closed on greenwashingBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021 6:31PM
Regulators are taking on greenwashing in financial products and asset consultants are standing close by to ensure fund managers are offering products and services that are true to their ESG label.Read more: DWS, Mercer, ASIC, BaFin, Cathie Armour, Desiree Fixler, Frontier Advisors, Helga Birgden, Jeffrey Chee, Joey Alcock, Securities and Exchange Commission, Willis Towers Watson
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