The financial sector as a whole – insurance companies, asset managers, banks and investment funds – is exposed to unprecedented challenges, characterised by increasingly extreme risks and calling into question their current business models:
At the same time, the financial sector, like all other sectors, is undergoing a communications revolution, marked by the growing demands of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) regulations, in response to demands from civil society and stakeholders for greater transparency. Regulations requiring the publication of information required by the Corporate
Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and its associated standards (European Sustainability Reporting Standards – ESRS), or the standards of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). In addition, the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requires asset managers to publish information on the sustainability of the financial products they offer, and to rank their funds according to sustainability criteria.
Faced with these environmental, social, demographic, technological, and notably communication-related challenges, the financial sector is compelled to embark on a shift towards sustainable development. To support this process, the MAPMONDES IdR is tasked with :