Nordea Asset Management: Best ESG Investment Process Europe 2016

The largest retail fund provider of the Nordic countries, Nordea Asset Management has over €215 billion in assets under management. As part of the Wealth Management business area within the Nordea Group – the leading financial services provider in the Nordic area with over ten million clients – Nordea Asset Management offers its services in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Its global business model assures clients access to asset classes across the investment spectrum.

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is an early adopter of responsible investment and they deliver on the mandate given to them by their clients – to generate the highest possible return with the lowest possible risk by managing and investing their assets in a responsible way. Nordea Asset Management is an active owner and engages with companies on environmental, social and corporate governance practices (ESG).

By combining financial performance with responsibility, Nordea Asset Management strives to offer clients responsible solutions. They add value to their clients by actively considering environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) in their analysis and investment decisions – particularly through their investment research, asset allocation and performance monitoring. Nordea Asset Management works to integrate ESG research into the investment processes of their investment units and also develops and run specialized ESG products.

The judging panel therefore offers Nordea Asset Management the 2016 Best ESG Investment Process Europe Award for the third year in a row.

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