Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active asset managers, announced today the appointment of Matt Christensen as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing. In this role, he will accelerate the growth of Impact Investing as part of the company’s growing private markets platform; lead the continued integration of ESG factors across AllianzGI’s existing range of public markets products, including stewardship activities; and support the development of new SRI products.
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Active is: Being informed of ESG Regulation developments
Sustainable Finance in Europe – Quo Vadis?
At this stage, the work done by the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan and Technical Expert Group cannot be ignored anymore. Instead, what investors and the financial community can take action on is to provide constructive feedback on how to execute the regulation most efficiently.
Sustainable Finance agenda in the
European Union (EU) is being executed
rapidly and ambitiously across all asset
classes and main financial products.
This is no longer a topic of “If”; this is a
topic of “How high?”.
ESG Regulation is approaching corporate
and investor disclosures,
sustainability preferences at investment
methodologies, investment benchmarking,
and green bonds.
Many actions, such as market testing,
have to be taken to adapt to changes,
but there are still questions outstanding,
e.g. when will fiscal policies like
global carbon pricing support sustainable
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