Finnish investor sees sustainability regulation tsunami on the horizon

The cost of funds is likely to go up, at least temporarily, as new sustainability regulations increase the workload of portfolio managers, Evli's head of responsible investments predicts.

Outi Helenius, Head of Sustainability at Evli. | Photo: Evli

A tsunami of responsible investment regulations to support the green transition will reach the shore over the next few years, says Outi Helenius, Head of Sustainability at Finnish asset manager Evli.

Commenting on new investment regulations to Finnish finance daily Kauppalehti, Helenius notes that the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which came into force in March, and EU's sustainable finance taxonomy, which takes effect next year, will ultimately guide investments.

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