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The ESG Phenomenon: Nikko AM

Editorial Staff

15 February 2023

Nikko Asset Management
has launched the Global Sustainable Investment Team, bringing together the firm’s ESG professionals globally. 

After expanding over the last 12 months, the firm said it has deepened its talent across ESG integration and stewardship, and appointed staff leading in areas such as ESG data analytics and ESG regulations.

The Global Sustainable Investment Team, which spans the firm’s Singapore, Tokyo and London offices, is responsible for providing ESG solutions to investment and business teams and to clients. 

Nikko AM has appointed Natalia Rajewska as global head of sustainable investment, a newly-created role based in Singapore. She reports to group president Stefanie Drews and CIO Hiroshi Yoh.

Rajewska, whose background is in ESG in investment, banking and consulting, joined the firm in 2021. Previously, she was sustainable finance VP at ING Singapore and ESG analyst at Aviva Investors in London.

Nikko AM has made Singapore its Sustainable Investment Centre of Excellence, leveraging the city-state’s advantages in terms of talent, time zone between Japan and Europe, and language capabilities.