Chapter 2 The ESG Market 模拟试题31-40
31. What did the Law Commission conclude regarding trustees and non-financial factors?
a) Trustees should not take into account non-financial factors
b) Trustees should take into account non-financial factors
c) Trustees should only take into account non-financial factors when it is financially material
d) Trustees should take into account non-financial factors only when it benefits the corporation
32. What is the Asset Management Accord?
a) A set of rules devised by a corporation
b) A concept devised by academics
c) A set of standards set by regulatory authorities
d) A document which sets out investment expectations and responsibilities for its fund managers
33. What does the EU Taxonomy Regulation set out?
a) Conditions for a social activity to be considered financially sustainable
b) Conditions for an environmental activity to be considered socially sustainable
c) Conditions for an economic activity to be considered environmentally sustainable
d) Conditions for a financial activity to be considered environmentally sustainable
34. What is the PBOC 2021-25 Strategy?
a) A strategy for the Bank of China promoting sustainable investing
b) A strategy for the People’s Bank of China promoting the development of a green and sustainable financial system
c) A strategy for the Bank of Canada promoting responsible investing
d) A strategy for the Bank of Japan promoting impact investing
35. What is the SFDR?
a) A framework that states conditions for an economic activity to be considered environmentally sustainable
b) A disclosure requirement to promote consideration of environmental and social risks
c) A guideline for green financial systems
d) A global initiative promoting sustainable investing
36. What are the principal adverse impacts mentioned in SFDR?
a) Adverse impact on economic growth
b) Adverse impact on employment rate
c) Adverse impact on environmental and social issues stemming from investment decisions
d) Adverse impact on geopolitical stability
37. What is the purpose of asset owners’ explicit expectations included within clauses of investment mandates?
a) To prevent green washing
b) To enhance transparency
c) To comply with minimum, specified, social and governance safeguards
d) All of the above
38. What was the RFP for a long-term mandate?
a) A request for proposal that set out explicit requirements in investment mandates
b) A request for proposal that emphasizes the link between long-termism and ESG investing
c) A request for proposal that emphasizes the link between long-termism and ESG investing
d) None of the above
39. What is responsible for stimulating market growth of ESG investing?
a) Government subsidies
b) Information from non-governmental organizations and other members of civil society
c) Market saturation
d) Technological advancements
40. Which of the following statements about the growth in assets managed under an ESG approach is true?
a) The drivers for growth in assets managed under an ESG approach are intrinsic to the investment industry only
b) The drivers for growth in assets managed under an ESG approach are extrinsic to the investment industry only
c) The drivers for growth in assets managed under an ESG approach are both intrinsic and extrinsic to the investment industry
d) There are no growth drivers for assets managed under an ESG approach
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