In a recent article for American Banker, Acre's Ian Povey-Hall, Executive Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance & Impact Investing, discussed the topic around women who are focused on environmental, social and governance issues seeing career opportunities open as sustainable finance initiatives become more critical to a bank's success.
"How much upward career mobility ESG offers for women depends on a bank's dedication to implementing sustainability initiatives throughout the organization. Organizational design and ESG's functionality is what creates opportunity for these roles. Sustainability positions "with a dotted line to the CEO" offer the most visibility and best chance to advance. If the role impacts core operating functions and creates value, you will be recognized. But if the assignment focuses more on risk compliance, the position will not be front and center." - Ian Povey-Hall, Executive Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance & Impact Investing, Acre
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