Michael Herskovich, head of corporate governance at BNP Paribas Asset Management, tells Board Agenda how sustainability is central to its values, and why it is engaging with others to follow suit.
While other asset managers may make bigger headlines, BNP Paribas Asset Management’s record on integrating social and environmental factors into their decision-making makes others look like latecomers to the party.
The French investment company has had ESG (environmental, social and governance) analysts since 2002, a record that makes them something of a pathfinder when it comes to incorporating current concerns into their investments.
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The International Corporate Governance Network celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Executive director Kerrie Waring looks back on changes in governance, what the priorities are now and what the future may hold.