ESG & Sustainability
RBS International reports on the need for alternative investment funds (AIFs) to remain committed to science-based climate targets and instil more urgency in overcoming barriers to adoption.
Biodiversity conservation is coming to the fore – and with that, the need for more robust standards around disclosure and risk management. Fund managers should seize the opportunity to shape them by engaging early, testing and learning.
Why alternative investment funds should remain committed to SBTs
Our newly released ESG report explores the opinions of 125 influencers in alternative investment funds to see progress made in adopting SBTs given worsening economic conditions.
Our economists share their views on the key economic trends to watch in the month ahead.
Welcome to the latest edition of Depositary Insights which offers the latest thinking on regulatory and industry developments from NatWest Trustee and Depositary Services.
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.
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.
Podcast series: A Just Transition
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.
We're joined by guest Jessica Lobo from the UN Global Compact Network UK to discuss their report 'Measuring Up 2.0' and how the UK is performing on the SDGs.