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Investment game-changing discussions in San Francisco

This week, leading institutional investors and asset owners took part in an investment game-changing discussion on Sustainable & Impact Investing during the Impact Summit America in San Francisco. As strategic partner of the Impact Summit and as a thought leader, MN joined the debate. Gerald Cartigny, CIO MN: 'We aspire to expand our impact investment within the themes energy transition and climate related opportunities.'

 

Gerald Cartigny (second from the right) in debate during the Impact Summit America


'Opportunities'
'Climate related opportunities go beyond the influence of investors alone. There are also a lot of opportunities for companies related to climate change that lead to positive financial impact.'




PRI in Person
Alongside the Impact Summit America ánd the Global Climate Action Summit, PRI in Person took place in San Francisco. PRI in Person brings together PRI signatories and other investment professionals to learn, network and collaborate in person over several days.

'Attractive financial returns'
Gerald Cartigny: 'Investors and companies should not wait for government policy and take the lead in energy transition related investments. They should not only focus on climate risks, but also on climate opportunities. Investments in new markets and products are necessary for the energy transition. They can offer attractive financial returns.'