Sustainability "grand old man" calls for action: Investors don't fulfill their own ambitions

He has a remarkable voice in the sustainability debate across the financial sector in Denmark, and he is far from impressed with the sector's commitment to sustainability. "It makes you want to shout: Earth is calling," says former PKA chief Pelle Pedersen in an interview with AMWatch's sister site FinansWatch.

Pelle Pedersen, former head of sustainable investments at PKA.

To everybody's surprise, Pelle Pedersen opted to step down from his prestigious job last year as head of sustainable investments at pension fund PKA. A job he assumed before the age of 30.

He decided to leave his secure and well-paid job because he is busy. As should the financial sector be.

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