Going beyond ESG data: Bank J. Safra Sarasin on the necessity of on-ground checks

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On the 11.16.20 at 7:48AM

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Tuba Raqshan

While data and proprietary models remain a key element in ESG integration, asset managers are going beyond the metrics, to truly understand the on-ground challenges and issues faced by companies they invest in and collaborate towards greener investments. This weekly series divulges into the practices of asset managers, who employ diverse (sometimes uncommon) ideas, go on ground and get their hands dirty, to meaningfully embed ESG criteria into their portfolios.
Sasja Beslik, managing director, head of sustainable finance division, Bank J. Safra Sarasin

Internationally renowned ESG financial expert, Sasja Beslik, averaged 160 travelling days per year, over the past 10 years, visiting companies all over the world to understand how they manage ESG risks and opportunities on ground

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