The Virtuvest Quarterly Rountables focused on Communication. From regulatory reporting requirements through to data provisions, the membership discussed some of the larger challenges they face related to this topic.
Feedback and follow-up meetings were undertaken with the FCA and other influential groups (ESG Accord) to ensure practioner insights were being considered and incorporated into legislation.
Virtuvest attended the 2nd Oxford Sustainable Finance Summit to contribute to discussions on topical issues alongside regulators, policymakers and academics. Subjects ranged from Voluntary Carbon Markets through to Biodiversity and insights were
Paris, on behalf of Virtuvest, was invited alongside James Alexander (CEO of UK SIF) to a panel discussing the FCA's proposed SDR regulation. Virtuvest fed back directly to the FCA on the proposals.
The festival is held annually by Investment Week for investment professionals working in the Sustainable space.
The Virtuvest Q2 Roundtable discussed Impact and what it meant to clients, advisers, investment professionals and regulators. Subsequently, Virtuvest engaged with the FCA who asked us to provide further insight.
With feedback from our members via a survey, Virtuvest provided valuable insights on Impact to assist the FCA with their understanding and definition of the subject.
Virtuvest contributed member insights to the FCA's Disclosures and Labels Advisory Group in Q1 2023 and collaboratively discussed the challenges with the proposals.
Members were able to benefit from shared concerns and use Virtuvest's summary when writing their own firms response to the Consultation Paper.