ESG-People

ISSB appoints Jingdong Hua as vice chair

Former World Bank Vice President Jingdong Hua has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). Hua will be responsible for overseeing the development and...

Credit Suisse has new head of Sustainability Frameworks

Credit Suisse has appointed of James Purcell as head of Sustainability Frameworks. In his new role, Purcell will work across Credit Suisse’s four global divisions...

Standard Chartered hires Kerry Constabile to lead the bank’s net zero and sustainable strategy teams

Standard Chartered has appointed Kerry Constabile to lead the bank’s net zero and sustainability strategy teams. Constabile joins from Google, where she led the company’s...

Deutsche Bank names Jörg Eigendorf new chief sustainability officer

Deutsche Bank has appointed Jörg Eigendorf to the role of chief sustainability officer, as the bank markets itself as a lender that firms can...

HSBC global head of responsible investment resigns after climate speech controversy

HSBC Asset Management’s Global Head of Responsible Investment Stuart Kirk has resigned from his position, several weeks after sparking controversy with remarks at a...

IFRS Foundation apponits Michael Jantzi and Jeffrey Hales to ISSB board

The IFRS Foundation Trustees has appointed Sustainalytics founder and former CEO Michael Jantzi and SASB Standards board chair Jeffrey Hales as members of the International Sustainability...

Maria Lozovik: Investing in the climate change supercycle

Maria Lozovik, Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager at Marsham Investment Management talks to Shanny Basar about climate change establishing itself as the next super cycle,...

BlackRock makes new hires for sustainable EMEA team

BlackRock has made a series of new senior appointments to its sustainable investing EMEA team, building out a new client solutions pillar. The pillar will...

Aviva Investors hires Sam Tripuraneni as head of sustainable outcomes

Aviva Investors has appointed the former Blackrock director Sam Tripuraneni as head of sustainable outcomes as the firm continues to boost its efforts in...

Deborah NG joins GMO as first head of ESG and sustainability

Deborah Ng joins Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo (GMO) as the firm's first head of ESG and sustainability. Ng is responsible for leading and accelerating the...

Amundi hires trio for heads of sustainability, voting and advocacy

Amundi announces the appointments of Alice Sireyjol as deputy head of ESG development, Edouard Dubois as head of  voting, Hélène Champollion-Morel as head of...

Duncan Higgins: The path to Sustainable Trading

From concept to launch in a locked down year. My very first conversation about what was to become Sustainable Trading took place on New Year’s...

HSBC Asset Management creates new sustainable roles

HSBC Asset Management (HSBC AM) has appointed Fatima Hadj as climate investment strategist, and Laëtitia Tankwe as head of sustainability implementation & assurance. In a...

Ben Wallach and Heather Reisner to drive Wisdom Tree’s ESG strategy in the US

WisdomTree Investments appointed Ben Wallach and Heather Reisner to lead the ESG strategy in the US. Wallach, who joined WisdomTree in 2011, is now head...

Apollo Management names Olivia Wassenaar to lead new sustainable investing platform

Apollo Global Management, a manager of alternative assets, launched a sustainable investing platform, targeting the deployment of $50 billion in decarbonisation and energy transition...