ESG/sustainable investments: How Jersey law is adapting to fight greenwashing

The JFSC recently introduced new disclosure requirements in respect of funds which are marketed on the basis of making investments which contribute to either an environmental or social objective, to address the risk of sustainable investments being mislabelled, a phenomenon commonly known as greenwashing.

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