Over 90% of global public investors have specific ESG (environment, social and governance) investment policies in place or are in the process of developing them, according to a survey commissioned by BNY Mellon and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF).
The UK proposal to require investors to give 180 days’ notice before their investments are redeemed from open-ended property funds has led to warnings that it could stymie flows – but there is evidence that the measure will reduce dealing suspensions and increase long-termism.
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