Finnish charity giant sharpens ESG focus

With EUR 1.7 billion under management, Finland's Society of Swedish Literature is one of the country's largest charitable institutions. ESG is an increasingly key issue for the society, CEO of Society of Swedish Literature Dag Wallgren tells AMWatch.

Left: Kristian Gerkman, Investment director and Right: Dag Wallgren Managing director

(Updated 27.February 2018)

The Finland-based Society of Swedish Literature, (SLS), may date all the way back to 1885, but it is now grappling with institutional asset management challenges that are very much of today. This year, the charitable institution is busy ramping up its ESG efforts by earmarking staff and space for work on the investment policy geared towards shaping the future.

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