Sustainable Investment Strategist




North America

Posted 7 months ago

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Sustainable Investment Strategist: Boston/Toronto Our client is a top 25 investment management group with fund management teams in Europe, North America and Asia. They have established a strong core responsible investment capability through a global ESG team delivering research, integration and engagement services. In this newly created role, the successful lead will drive understanding of how sustainability themes can be used to deliver outperformance in both Fixed Income and Equities through the development of propriety research with a sustainability focus. Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Global Head of ESG to review, improve and innovate Sustainable Investment research and integration methodologies.
  • Conduct new and original thematic research, delivering analysis to support development of a range of proprietary frameworks and data streams that deepen the firm's ESG integration practices across investment teams, and which may feed into commercially driven product suggestions relevant to specific client segments.
  • Support the firm's aspirational positioning at the forefront of the Sustainable and Responsible Investment industry, by leveraging the group's experience and track record as a global and active investment manager to enable the firm to make a public contribution to shaping key initiatives and trends in the industry.
Experience Sought:
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Proven research track record, preferably with a strong sustainability focus
  • Ability to demonstrate the impact of sustainability factors on valuation methods/processes
  • Strong ability to represent the firm in public forums, collaborative working groups
  • Excellent modelling skills and fluency with research platforms, e.g. MSCI, Bloomberg, Sustainalytics, FactSet, ISS
  • Excellent writing skills, demonstrated through ability to craft strong prose that asserts a clear viewpoint and is supported with data and analysis
  • Demonstrated track record of original thought leadership or equivalent contributions to the RI industry

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Sofia Benmouffok +1 917 475 0464

Job Ref. BBBH8546