Central banker speech changed how the markets perceived responsible investments as tragedy looms in the horizon

THE CAREER PATH OF AN ESG CHIEF: "Tragedy in the Horizon", the famous speech by the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney in 2015 on climate change as a destabilizing factor for the financial sector had a strong impact on Head of Responsible Investments at DNB Asset Management Janicke Scheele. She tells AMWatch why she thinks that Carney’s speech changed quite a lot.

Head of Responsible Investments at DNB Asset Management Janicke Scheele. | Photo: PR / DNB Asset Management

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