We believe having appropriate ESG/RI Specialist resources and access to the latest thinking in the investment industry allows us to be more abreast of innovative approaches in this evolving space. Our specialist resources give a distinct competitive advantage as they provide a focus point to drive the incorporation of RI and ESG matters within the business.
For our investment platforms, BT has introduced sustainability risk scoring on BT Panorama - giving financial advisers, accountants and investors access to ESG scores and research on managed funds and listed securities. These features are also available to retail and superannuation investors through direct products, BT Invest and BT Super Invest. This a market first and will drive increased awareness of sustainable investing and the drivers of ESG, providing customers with the tools to adopt a Responsible Investment approach.