While Level 1 information may initially still be qualitative, by March 2021 all relevant portfolios – including target funds – must already be being assessed according to the actual criteria. Information on ESG strategy, ESG characteristics and monitoring methods must be provided in your sales prospectus (precontractual) and on your website.
The challenge lies in consolidating the ESG data of all assets contained in a fund or portfolio in a methodically correct way and in SFDR-compliant disclosure. The alignment of different scoring methods for target funds, instruments and issuers is particularly important.
Once the final Level 2 RTSs are available, and on the basis of the Level 1 specifications graded according to market practice, we will support you in preparing sales prospectuses, annual reports and regular product information for your website, as well as pin rocessing new fields of MiFID-II-EMTs, PRIIPs-EPTs, Solvency-II-TPTs, and ESG-EETs. We are represented in the EFAMA working groups FinDatEx and are involved in the standardisation of data exchange.
With the arep SFDR application and our managed service, you benefit from ESG-compliant data, method alignment, all calculations and documents as well as web services from one source. The services in detail: