Responsible investment is an approach to investing that aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions, to better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns.
There is global momentum driving responsible investment towards the mainstream, driven by the recognition that ESG factors play a major role in managing risk and delivering returns. Locally, the emergence of TCFD and the Modern Slavery Act are now factored into the assessment of investments, and reputations are at risk of being significantly damaged through association with issues such as climate change, pollution, working conditions, employee diversity and corruption in a digital world where news travels at light speed and reputations can be damaged as quickly. The rise of Millennials has driven an increased focus on ethical investment and making their superannuation work not just for themselves, but for the planet.
Talent Nation have worked extensively in this emerging space with Banks, Insurance Houses, Superfunds, Investment Houses, Industry Associations, Impact Investment funds, as well as in house.
We are a founding B Corp– which means our approach to the recruitment process goes beyond simply completing a transactional placement. We have a commitment to undertaking work that creates positive environmental, social and economic outcomes, on which we report and are measured regularly. We not only offer a point of difference to our clients but our approach to environmental recruitment provides a higher level of understanding and knowledge surrounding contemporary issues in these increasingly topical areas. A deeper understanding and bespoke, detailed knowledge of the spaces in which we operate allows for a more thorough alignment of clients and job seekers alike.
As responsible investment recruitment specialists, we cover the following roles:
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