Sustainable investing: objective gradings, greenwashing and consumer choice

Sustainable investing: objective gradings, greenwashing and consumer choice

Sustainable investing is on the rise. We outline findings from new analysis exploring the effects of presenting funds as sustainable in different ways on consumers’ investment decisions.

A Quantum Leap for Financial Services

The financial services industry has always been at the forefront of technology, from the invention of the ATM in the 1960s to electronic trading and the growing world of financial technology (...

The future of RegTech – what do firms really want?

The use of technology to streamline the regulatory process in financial services continues to be a fast moving and fast-growing sector. But what do those at the coal face - financial services...

Gender, personal finances and Covid-19

In the latest article based on data from the FSAEU’s Financial Lives survey, Insight authors examine gender and personal finance. How does gender map onto the use of financial products and services...

The hidden harm of financial abuse

One in five women and one in seven men has suffered some form of financial abuse typically at the hands of their partner. Like all domestic abuse it is a hidden crisis that goes on behind closed...

Banking, climate and competition

Banking and finance will play a critical role in cutting carbon emissions. The task of attracting investment and allocating capital will be vital in encouraging industry towards less carbon-...

Corporate culture - grasping the ungraspable

Can corporate culture be measured? It’s a thorny question and the subject of lively debate in boardrooms and academia and also here on Insight. The authors of our latest article argue for a...