Franklin Templeton says new EU SFDR is 'important step' for transparency

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Franklin Templeton said today it welcomes the new EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which the company describes as 'an important step in driving forward transparency and authenticity in how investors approach ESG and sustainability.'  Julian Ide, head of EMEA distribution, Franklin Templeton, commented: "We believe the implementation of SFDR will be a game changer and will transform the playing field for the financial services industry, enabling more transparency for clients as well as providing more sustainable investment choices for investors.  At Franklin Templeton,...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.