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Watch: ex-Green leader on why all investments should be sustainable

Former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has demanded rules to ensure that all investments meet criteria suitable for the planet's sustainability

All investments should meet criteria suitable for the planet's sustainability, according to the former leader of The Green Party. 

In the second part of an exclusive interview with New Model Adviser®, Bennett says it is impossible to separate IFAs' investment recommendations from a broader political agenda: all investments should be green.

She also reveals how her own personal finances are working since stepping back as leader in September 2016. 

Asked if institutional pension schemes should be required to devote a certain amount of capital to sustainable investments, Bennett said: 'I think really we have to go further than that. This is what the environmental audit committee is looking at when they're talking about [ethical, sustainable and governance] reporting.'

'Actually no one should be investing in anything that doesn't meet those goals.'

You can watch the second part of our interview with Bennett above. Click here for part one.

Read more: 'The guidelines are a tad flexible': nine IFAs on ESG challenges.

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