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ESG & Sustainability

S3, Ep2: Science-based targets and barriers to implementation

We’re joined by guest Paul Sutcliffe from sustainability consultancy Evora as our focus turns to the adoption of science-based targets in the current economic environment.

04 Dec 2023

Science-based targets: data hurdles and regulatory demands

ESG experts at KPMG UK (Crown Dependencies and UK) explore the role of private equity firms in steering businesses towards more sustainable practices to transition to a low carbon economy and the challenges they face.

22 Nov 2023

Real estate funds and the challenge of science-based targets.

Paul Sutcliffe, founder and Chief Operating Officer sustainability consultancy Evora, shares his thoughts on the importance of investors talking early action to mitigate future risks and how to overcome the challenges.

02 Nov 2023

Why alternative investment funds should remain committed to SBTs

Our commisioned ESG research report explores the opinions of 125 influencers in alternative investment funds to see progress made in adopting SBTs given worsening economic conditions.

Fund Finance

Factors influencing alternative funds in the coming months

What lies ahead – anticipated factors influencing alternative funds in the coming months.

20 Feb 2024

Digital banking Insight: themes for 2024

A series of roundtable discussions with RBS international clients revealed key drivers of digital transformation in the year ahead.

09 Feb 2024

Navigating change – what lies ahead for fund finance

Even if interest rates are just around the corner, it’s unclear how quickly they’ll fall or at what level they’ll eventually settle.

01 Feb 2024

Fund Governance

Depositary Insights March 23

Welcome to the latest edition of Depositary Insights which offers the latest thinking on regulatory and industry developments from NatWest Trustee and Depositary Services.

22 Mar 2023

Liquidity in the spotlight

The economic downturn, war in Ukraine and the aftermath of the UK government’s mini-budget have coalesced to ramp up the regulatory focus on fund liquidity.

21 Mar 2023

Post-Brexit relocation: Opportunities and challenges for fund managers

Brexit caused many UK fund managers to head to Europe, but with the UK government now taking active steps to support domestic financial services, a two-way trend of relocations looks set to continue.

21 Mar 2023

Podcast series: A Just Transition 

S3, Ep2: Science-based targets and barriers to implementation

We’re joined by guest Paul Sutcliffe from sustainability consultancy Evora as our focus turns to the adoption of science-based targets in the current economic environment.

04 Dec 2023

Series 3, Episode 1: ESG regulation for private funds

We’re joined by guest Tonia Plakhotniuk as our focus turns to the ESG regulatory landscape facing private funds.

16 Oct 2023

Series 2, Episode 6: How do you implement ESG strategies?

We’re joined by guest Gary Kendall, as our focus turns to the implementation of ESG strategies and the need to track action rather than targets.

16 Nov 2022