BlackRock's head of Nordics sees "educational opportunity" for Nordic players to bring other regions on board with ESG

The Nordics is a very important region in terms of developing sustainable strategies, says the world's largest asset manager. BlackRock's head of Nordics, Elisabeth Sterner, believes that the Nordic perspective can help other regions to invest more sustainably.

Elisabeth Sterner, head of BlackRock in the Nordic region. | Photo: PR/BlackRock,Håkan Målbäck

BlackRock has had a presence in the Nordics since 2008. Today, the world's largest asset manager manages approx. USD 125bn (EUR 111bn) on behalf of Nordic clients like pension funds, insurance companies, other asset managers, banks and distribution platforms.

"The Nordic countries are very important for BlackRock as they are at the forefront of sustainable investing, so I'd like to emphasize that it's a very important region not only in terms of serving clients but also in terms of product development," Elisabeth Sterner, head of BlackRock in the Nordic region, tells AMWatch in an interview.

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