Trillion dollar manager bets on next-gen passive and factor strategies to standout in crowded ESG market

The development of sustainable investments products that stand out is increasingly getting harder, but Northern Trust Asset Management thinks it's found a recipe for it, Head of EMEA Marie Dzanis explains in an interview with AMWatch.

Marie Dzanis is the head of EMEA for Northern Trust Asset Management. She has responsibility for overseeing the USD 1.1trn manager's governance, operations, business development and talent. | Photo: PR / Northern Trust Asset Management

Not a week goes by without new investment products being introduced that promise sound financial returns alongside outcomes which will reportedly help make the world a better place.

With the majority of large asset managers beefing up their efforts to promote the green transition, increase management diversity or reduce poverty, standing out from the crowd is turning into an difficult task.

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