DNB Asset Management: Social issues will be the next big ESG topic

While DNB Asset Management believes climate change will remain on top of the agenda in ESG investing, the EUR 61bn asset manager expects investors' attention on social issues will grow in the coming years.

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

Climate change has been a focus area in DNB Asset Management for years and is together with Human Rights and Water one of three long-term thematic focus areas for its engagement strategy.

Over the next 12 months, the asset management arm of Norway's DNB will continue to spend a lot of resources on its strategic engagement strategy, according to Head of Responsible Investments Janicke Scheele.

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