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4 May, 2022 / Roundtables

Key ESG themes in emerging markets

In part one of this roundtable series, Federated Hermes’ Olivia Lankester discusses with panellists the ESG areas they are focused on in emerging markets

Key ESG themes in emerging markets


ESG Clarity Intelligence is delighted to publish the first of the three-part roundtable series in on ESG in emerging markets in partnership with Federated Hermes.

In the first episode, director of responsible investing & sustainability in global emerging markets, Olivia Lankester and the panellists discuss some of the key ESG themes they are seeing right now in emerging markets, such as healthcare and micro-financing, and why it is so important for EM fund managers to have local expertise and boots on the ground in order to have deep due diligence.

The panel featured:

  • Olivia Lankester, director, responsible investing & sustainability, Federated Hermes Global Emerging Markets
  • Phoebe Stone, head of sustainable investing, LGT Vestra
  • Patrick Thomas, head of ESG portfolio management, Canaccord
  • Veronique Morel, senior wealth manager, Raymond James

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