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Why Even the Most Profit Centered Businesses Should Care About ESG Issues

Investors and corporations that do not have an explicit mandate to manage social or environmental issues still have an implicit interest in such issues The strongest way to manage risk is to consider the broadest number of issues material to

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Creativity, Grit and Clear Thinking: All Part of the Package for Amy Chung

Amy Chung, chief executive officer at Singapore-based Containers Printers, has learned over the years which qualities good corporate leaders need. “They need to be creative, inclusive and exclusive,” she says, “decisive when required, and clear in their thoughts.” Following her

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Cartica’s Triple Threat: Three Women Leading the Way on Emerging Markets and ESG

Teresa Barger had a dream: to build an investment firm with high-performing individuals and passionate investors who put the needs and goals of clients first. A positive, collaborative culture was a non-negotiable part of that dream. Barger grew up in

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Cartica Management’s Powerful Combination: Investment Acumen, ESG Engagement, and Diverse Leadership

“Many emerging market companies have good ESG practices, but through active engagement we can improve disclosure around these practices to unlock value and ignite a cycle of positive change,” said Emily Alejos, Chief Investment Officer of Cartica Management. Through their

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Energean – E&P Company with a Clear Conscience: Committed to Carbon Emissions Cuts

Energean is a gas-focused independent exploration and production (E&P) company — the first in the world to commit to a 2050 zero emissions target and is now looking to significantly accelerate that. ESG and sustainable development are central to Energean’s

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Kate Ahern: It’s ESG All the Way for Female-led Firm Dedicated to Positive Change

‘Pick good companies and then help to make them even better’ — the firm’s role, in a nutshell, by head of ESG Kate Ahern Cartica Management is predominantly owned and led by women, and the firm’s go-ahead attitude consistently attracts

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KPMG Lower Gulf: Banking on ESG Risks in Future

ESG risks have the potential of negatively impacting banks’ assets, earning capacity, and sometimes their reputation, argues Abbas Basrai. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and the emerging risks associated with them are becoming increasingly relevant to organizations, especially banks.

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Interview with Colin Sharp, C2FO SVP EMEA: Feeding the Engine Room of Economies, Maintaining Diversity, and Ensuring that an Efficient Supply Chain is Rewarded

“The way to build economies,” says Colin Sharp, C2FO’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), “is through SMEs. Everyone recognises that SMEs are the engine room for the growth of economies.” That’s never been more true

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Vector Group’s Solid History and Sound Strategies Stand It in Good Stead Across Decades and Sectors

Vector Group is a holding company whose strategy for the past 30 years has been to maximise stockholder value by increasing the profitability of its subsidiaries. The group’s total shareholder return over the past 25 years, including reinvested dividends, is

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In Conversation with Eduard van Gelderen, CIO at PSP Investments: Connecting to What Matters

Eduard van Gelderen, PSP’s CIO since 2018, leads the organisation’s Total Fund Strategy Group — overseeing multi-asset class investment strategies, total fund allocations, and exposures in terms of asset classes, geographies and sectors. He is also in charge of responsible

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