CISI Chairman Urges Firms for Sustainability Policies
Neil Brown, Chairman of the Bond Forum and Capital Markets Pathway Qualifications Assessment Board at the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI) in the UK, is encouraging companies to adopt environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sustainability policies in response to growing investor demand.
During a recent webinar organised by the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) in partnership with CISI, Neil Brown, Chairman of Bond Forum and Capital Markets Pathway Qualifications Assessment Board at CISI, highlighted the benefits of sustainability as a tool for portfolio managers and investment advisers.
Brown urged companies to integrate sustainability policies to respond to increasing investor demand and recommended that companies collaborate with stakeholders to raise awareness and promote action on sustainability.
Additionally, he advised companies to identify new opportunities while embedding sustainability considerations into their business to avoid negative impacts.
He advised companies to implement ESG policies and collaborate with stakeholders to promote sustainability. Brown warned against greenwashing and urged companies to be transparent about their sustainability credentials.
He also emphasised that investment advisers should understand what drives their clients and be aware of misleading scorecards. The webinar was part of the MCPD programme aimed at up-skilling members of CIS and CISI.
Source: The Sun