Regulators must not apply the term "greenwashing" too broadly in their efforts to identify offenders, a leading funds trade body said, due to unclear definitions surrounding sustainability at the regulatory level.
The annual Funds Europe Awards ceremony took place on November 10th at the iconic Tower of London. The event was hosted by Samira Ahmed, the journalist and broadcaster whose work mainly covers BBC television and radio.
Following our head-to-head Paris discussion Funds Europe spoke to two more major French industry leaders at Amundi and Axa IM. Topics for discussion included the ‘new abnormal’ business environment, ESG and the success of French funds.
Recessions and greenwashing scandals will blow over. What matters is how asset managers dynamically resize risks and opportunities, shore up credibility, comply with regulations and prepare for the next 10-15 years of rapid growth. By Abhik Pal and Rahul Agarwal.
Wayne Hughes, head of digital assets, securities services, at BNP Paribas, and Carole Michel, fund distribution senior global product manager, securities services, at BNP Paribas, explain how asset managers are using blockchain technology to deliver the next generation of assets.