10 MAY, 2023
By RankiaPro Europe
BNP Paribas Asset Management announces the appointment of two new members of its Sustainability Centre, strengthening its capabilities in stewardship and research into equality and inclusive growth investment themes.
Nogoye Dieng joined as a Senior Stewardship Analyst. She will focus on voting activities, analysing AGM agendas and ensuring the application of BNP Paribas Asset Management’s detailed voting policy. She will also be involved in company engagement on a range of ESG issues. Nogoye reports to Michael Herskovich, Global Head of Stewardship, and is based in Paris.
Sindhu Janakiram joined as an ESG Analyst, Equality Lead. He joins the Sustainability research team as the lead researcher on ‘S’ topics. He will also support the team’s work on ESG/SDG-related data/model development, corporate issuer and thematic instrument research, sustainability integration across BNP Paribas Asset Management, company engagement and social-themed product development. Sindhu reports to Alexander Bernhardt, Global Head of Sustainability Research, and is based in New York.
“We are very happy to have Nogoye and Sindhu joining our international team. The Sustainability Centre prides itself in having a deep and diverse bench of talent worldwide. These two new appointments bring significant additional expertise and will contribute to the quality of our collective research and engagement. This demonstrates the importance of sustainability to our firm, and specifically, our focus on bold stewardship and addressing the themes of equality and inclusive growth. Their arrival coincides with the update to our Global Sustainability Strategy, to be launched later this year, which will be even more ambitious in both areas.”Jane Ambachtsheer, Global Head of Sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management.
BNP Paribas Asset Management’s Sustainability Centre acts as a centre of excellence on sustainability across the company’s investment activities covering equity, fixed income, multi-asset and private assets. It also drives the firm’s commitment to put sustainability at the heart of our culture and employee value proposition.