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 ESG Integration across asset classes and markets

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【CFA Japan Webinar Announcement】 

Title: ESG Integration across asset classes and markets


Date: November 19th, 2020 (Thursday), 2020 18:30-20:00
Venue: This is Zoom webinar.
Language: English
Topics: Investment Products & Asset Classes

Speaker:

Eric Pedersen, Head of Responsible Investments, Nordea Asset Management

Michaela Zhirova, Head of ESG Research and Products, Nordea Asset Management

Moderator: Chunmei Huang, CFA, CPA (Senior Director, Shinsei Corporate Investment, Ltd.)

Fee: Free for all participants

 

Outline

During the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic, investors started focusing their decision-making on the sustainability of their investments and positive social and/or environmental effects to an unprecedented degree. ESG integration is needed more than ever to help make this happen.  

As one of the oldest banks and first runner in Responsible Investment field in Nordic region, Mr. Pedersen and Ms. Zhirova from Nordea Asset Management will share the latest insights on ESG integration across asset classes and the developments Nordea Asset Management is driving in this area.

 

Speaker Bio

Eric Pedersen, Head of Responsible Investments, Nordea Asset Management

Eric Pedersen serves on the Danish Corporate Governance Committee, and was a member of the Finance Denmark Forum for Sustainable Finance. Eric holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen. Having completed his Master's thesis on Economic Reform in India, he began his professional career at the United Nations, being employed as a junior economist by UNDP in Mali, West Africa. After joining Unibank of Denmark (the Danish predecessor bank of Nordea) in 1996, he has worked in various roles in the Asset Management area, including Head of Product Development, Head of Strategy for the Asset Management and Life business, and Branch Manager of Nordea Bank S.A., Singapore Branch. His latest previous position was as Deputy CEO of Nordea Funds, where he was involved in driving Nordea Bank's early introduction of ESG questions into the customer due diligence and suitability assessment process.

 

Michaela Zhirova, Head of ESG Research and Products, Nordea Asset Management

Michaela Zhirova joined the Responsible Investment team in Copenhagen in September 2018 as an ESG analyst. Before joining Nordea, she worked as a Governance and Responsible Investment analyst at Janus Henderson Investors in London. She has also worked at GES Investment Services (now part of Sustainalytics) and Hermes Equity Ownership Services. Michaela holds a law degree from the University of Heidelberg and a LLM Master of Laws from the London School of Economics. She also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has passed the first two levels of the CFA program.

 

Registration

If you wish to attend this webinar, please register from the link below.
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AFwD4150TXm_T4elBoYfXg

※After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


CFA Society Japan
info@cfaj.org


Event Type

Society; Featured

Education Topic

 

Start Time

2020/11/19 18:30

End Time

2020/11/19 20:00

City

Tokyo

State/Province

 

Event Country

 

Event Region

Asia Pacific

Location Info

​This is a Zoom Webinar.

Speaker

Eric Pedersen(Head of Responsible Investments, Nordea Asset Management), Michaela Zhirova (Head of ESG Research and Products, Nordea Asset Management)

CE Credits

1.5

SER Credit

0

Currency

yen

Member Price

0

Non-Member Price

0

Candidate Price

0

Registration


If you wish to attend this webinar, please register from the link below.
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AFwD4150TXm_T4elBoYfXg

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


All Day Event

 

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End

2020/11/19 20:00

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Event Short Info

【CFA Japan Webinar Announcement】 
Title: ESG Integration across asset classes and markets

Event Type Color

Society

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NAM CFA Japan v1_W2011360_c.pdf    
Content Type: MyCFA Calendar
Created at 2020/10/23 10:35 by shiozawa@cfaj.org
Last modified at 2020/12/21 13:35 by suzuki@cfaj.org