Scientific Beta critiques TEG benchmarks

"(...) Scientific Beta has made a critical appraisal of the proposals of the TEG on climate benchmarks and benchmarks’ ESG disclosures. Our conclusions are that:

- they do not respect t ...

Cited As:

Noël Amenc

CEO - Scientific Beta

Frédéric Ducoulombier

ESG Director - Scientific Beta

"(...) Scientific Beta has made a critical appraisal of the proposals of the TEG on climate benchmarks and benchmarks’ ESG disclosures. Our conclusions are that:

- they do not respect the spirit of the Regulation they are supposed to detail and exceed the scope of delegated acts;
- they have been overly influenced by commercial interests and champion the interests of a few ESG data and services providers rather than supporting genuine sustainability; and
- their flaws mean that they do little to discourage greenwashing or support decarbonisation efforts in the real economy, and fail to enhance decision-making on sustainability.

(...)"

Type: Press article
Date: le 26/02/2020
Research Cluster : Finance
Source : Top 1000 Funds

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