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16 February, 2022 / Interview

Ask the Expert 2: How economies are deeply linked to nature

In part 2 of this series, Federated Hermes' Sonya Likhtman explains how biodiversity, the economy and portfolios are all tied together

Ask the Expert 2: How economies are deeply linked to nature

In the second of this edition of Ask the Expert series, in partnership with Federated Hermes exclusively on ESG Clarity Intelligence, global head of ESG insight Natalie Kenway speaks to Sonya Likhtman, a manager within the EOS team at the group.

In part 1, Likhtman provided us with an overview of biodiversity, how it is linked to climate change, and the EOS team key biodiversity focuses for 2022.

Here, she explains the link between nature and the economy, Federated Hermes’ pledges in terms of biodiversity frameworks, examples of where the team has engaged companies on biodiversity impact and the purpose of the Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures.

The Ask the Expert series will explore responsible investment through the lens of different asset classes and global themes via the expertise and skills within the Federated Hermes investment team.

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