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Managers’ implementation of SBTs falls short of investor expectations, RBS survey finds

Three-quarters of respondents say the financial sector 'must set clear targets' for achieving net zero, according to an RBS survey of European 'key influencers on decisions relating to investment strategy in alternative investment funds'.

Institutional bank RBS International has conducted research among European “key influencers on decisions relating to investment strategy in alternative investment funds” and found a gap between investor expectations and manager implementation.

Less than half (42 percent) of alternative investment funds currently implement targets from the Science Based Targets initiative, according to the survey, but 74 percent of respondents agreed that the financial sector “must set clear targets” for achieving net zero. Seventy-six percent of respondents said investors are “looking for clear evidence” that funds are setting SBTs.

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