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ESGcam: voices from the forefront of sustainability revolution

Switzerland has seen a major push for environmental, sustainable and governance (ESG) influenced investing but it is crucial to understand the impact responsible investing can have and what investors are trying to achieve.

Citywire Switzerland has spoken to a wide range of investment experts from independent asset managers and fund providers to microfinance specialists who attended the Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investing 2016, hosted by Voxia Communications and Conser Invest.

In this video, J Safra Sarasin’s Pierin Menzli says ESG is coming to the fore as investors are getting more and more clued up about their investment processes.

We speak to Swiss independent boutique, Conser Invest’s Angela de Wolff who tells us why the ‘logic of traceability’ is the future for investors.

Plus, Bertille Knuckey and Jean-Guillaume Peladan from Sycomore AM disclose their top tips and pitfalls to avoid when breaking into the ESG investment space.

Meanwhile, executive director at Symbiotics, Fabio Sofia divulges the impact ESG can have in the microfinance context.



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