FCA Delays Introduction of Sustainability Disclosure Requirements

April 25, 2023

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that its widely-anticipated Policy Statement in response to the Sustainable Disclosure Requirements (SDRs) and investment labels consultation will now be published in Q3 2023 instead of H1 2023, and that the proposed effective dates will be adjusted accordingly. The consultation was motivated by a concern on the part of the FCA that “firms are making exaggerated or misleading sustainability-related claims about their investment products; claims that don’t stand up to scrutiny (greenwashing).”

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