ESG securitisation has the potential to play a key role in achieving sustainable finance objectives in the European Union. There have been a number of regulatory developments and other advances in this area.

Sustainable investing is becoming the new standard of capital investment. Which ESG regulations are particularly important for advisors and investors?

The integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment practices is not left-wing or right-wing. It is an apolitical practice geared toward delivering transparency so that investors can make informed decisions.

Using an ESG lens to identify risks and value creation opportunities is becoming more mainstream in private equity.

The market for Sustainable Investments in Switzerland grew 31% between 2019 and 2020.

During its meeting on 24 June 2020, the Federal Council adopted a report and guidelines on sustainability in the financial sector. The aim is to make Switzerland a leading location for sustainable financial services.

The research, which compared the performance of over 2,600 companies based on Fidelity’s own ESG ratings, analysed performance as the economic and social impact of the pandemic became ever more apparent.

Why ESG/sustainable investments proof resilient during COVID-19.

The volume of sustainably managed (SRI) assets in Switzerland grew 62% 2018 – 2019.

Financial Market Participants in the EU have to comply with the SFDR by 10 March 2021.