Too many investors wanting to invest ethically or sustainably are being forced to take a leap of faith due to woolly or misleading claims by fund management companies. The Financial Markets Authority has sent a strong message to fund managers to ensure they can back up any promises they make around ethical, responsible or sustainable investment. At the same time there is an array of green banking incentives on offer to help people “green up” their homes and lives. Susie speaks to Paul Gregory from the Financial Markets Authority and Financial Advice’s Katrina Shanks about what borrowers and investors need to look out for when it comes to greenwashing in the financial sector?
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