Pierin Menzli, head sustainable investment research at Bank J. Safra Sarasin, tells Citywire Selector what the major concerns fund selectors face when trying to increase their green credentials.
In 2017 sustainable investors will have to address three important challenges.
- Firstly, innovative technologies such as industrial robots and social networks are radically transforming the workplace, leisure time and social interaction.
- Impact investing is becoming more important. Partly following the launch of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
- Climate risk discussions will transition from the political stage into investors’ meeting rooms.