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    Thomson Reuters hosts successful ESG seminar

    Stockholm (NordSIP) – Thomson Reuters hosted a successful ESG seminar on Tuesday 14 February, which was well attended. After André Chanavat from Thomson Reuters introduced the theme with a presentation of ESG as an investment strategy, Carina Lundberg Markov, Head of Corporate Governance and ESG Investments at Folksam, made an insightful presentation about the Montreal Pledge and how to measure carbon footprint.

    Carl-Henrik Arosenius, Head of Investor Relations at Kommuninvest, the well know Swedish local government funding agency, painted a vivid picture of the agency’s role as a middle man in the issuing of green bonds. Nina Laakkonen, Head of Private Banking, Finland at Ålandsbanken, showed how from Åland in the Baltic Sea, innovation in credit cards is contributing to changing the habits of people, one transaction at a time.

    After lunch we at NordSIP, together with our sister site HedgeNordic, had the privilidge of hosting a panel discussion with three Nordic hedge funds. Ann-Sofie Odenberg, Head of Responsible Investment at Brummer & Partners, Simon Reinius, CEO at the Swedish fund of hedge funds manager OPM and Andreas Julin, Head of Investor Relations at the equity hedge fund QQM Fund Management answered questions on how to integrate ESG in the investment process in the alternative investment space.

     

    Left to right: Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson, Andreas Julin, Ann-Sofie Odenberg, Simon Reinius

     

     

    Picture: (c) Alexander-Wurditsch—Fotolia.com

    Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson, CFA
    Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson, CFA
    Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson, CFA is Editor-in-Chief for NordSIP and Managing Director for Big Green Tree Media. She has 18 years of experience in the asset management industry in Stockholm, London and Geneva, including as a long/short equity hedge fund portfolio manager, and buy-side analyst, but also as CFO and COO in several asset management firms. Aline holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a License in Economic Sciences from the University of Geneva.

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