Disclosure: Various Asset Managers Downgrade ESG Fund Classifications

November 29, 2022

A number of large asset managers have announced their intention to downgrade ESG funds totaling tens of billions of dollars from Article 9–the highest sustainability classification under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)—to the broader, and less restrictive, Article 8. The asset managers include Amundi, BlackRock, DWS, HSBC AM, Axa, Invesco, NN Investment Partners, Pimco, Neuberger Berman, Robeco and Deka. 

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