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FCA Urges Refocus of Diversity Data, Reveals ESG Ratings Code Plan

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The UK’s financial overseer has urged firms to review their use of data to improve their diversity and inclusion performance. Sheldon Mills, the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) executive director for consumers and competition said firms are focusing too closely on gender and diversity, rather than socio-economic data. The call follows the FCA’s announcement that it would form a code of conduct for ESG ratings firms.

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