Our new study shows that most Scots want finance firms to take the lead and deliver more responsible investment to tackle climate change.

We commissioned YouGov to poll 1,002 adults earlier this month, finding that a quarter thought the pandemic had increased their interest in responsible investment.

54% think it is important that their current or future financial investments reflect their personal concerns about ethical, environmental and social issues, while 38% said this was not important.

Chris Tait said: “Edinburgh hosts a large financial sector, and this is something which financial institutions must address in the wake of COP26.”

Read more in Insider, Scottish Financial News or p2 of today’s Herald!