Green Dream with BNP PAM Jane Ambachtsheer: Understanding the impact of the global investment community on the real world

BNP Paribas Asset Management’s global head of sustainability discusses the long-term impact of the financial industry on the planet and society


In this episode of the Green Dream, the video series where ESG Clarity interviews key figureheads in the responsible investment world to get their views on the latest trends, news and movements in this evolving landscape, ESG Clarity editor Natalie Kenway speaks to Jane Ambachtsheer, global head of sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management.

She discussed how ESG relates to the firm and equipping teams inside and outside of the business with the right information to engage and invest sustainably.

Ambachtsheer comments on the Covid-19 impact on the business and its engagement efforts, and how it has reinforced the focus on environmental sustainability.

She also explains how the team “cut through the noise” to get the “best and timely” information on the 12,000 entities the firm covers around the world. and comments on working with the PRI to set up their six principles, the implementation of the EU taxonomy, the evolution of the responsible investment industry and her favourite sustainable hot drink or snack.

You can view the full Green Dream video series here.

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