In this episode of our Alternative Insight podcast series, we discuss all things SFDR, ESG and data convergence with Nordic Capital and KPMG.


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This episode of Alternative Insight features:

Elin Ljung
Principal, Head of Communications & Sustainability
Nordic Capital

Harry Briggs
Director, ESG Reporting & Advisory
KPMG Crown Dependencies

James Gow (Host)
Chief Client Officer
Aztec Group

In this episode, we cover:

  • The history of SFDR, its purpose and its aims;
  • SFDR’s impact on greenwashing, transparency and scrutiny levels;
  • Sustainability data quality, reporting requirements and challenges;
  • Parallels with financial reporting across the private markets;
  • SFDR classifications and what they mean for fund managers and investors;
  • The Convergence Project and the drive toward consistent sustainability standards; and
  • What’s next for SFDR and sustainability across the alternatives markets.

If you're interested in more information on the practical aspects of ESG reporting, keep an eye out for our next ESG article, 'Deciphering the data: Your step-by-step guide to SFDR', created in alliance with global sustainability platform, Worldfavor.

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