Finnish Asset Manager keeps ESG screening in-house: "You learn to see what is interesting"

"Doing all ESG work in-house has prompted us all to really think of all dimensions of ESG also from a very practical point of view," says Esa Saloranta, Director of ESG at eQ Asset Management.

Esa Saloranta, eQ's Director of ESG and Sustainable Technology. | Photo: eQ PR.

Finnish asset manager eQ is in the process of formalizing its Blue Planet fund as Article 9 in compliance with the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). 

Esa Saloranta, eQ's Director of ESG and Sustainable Technology, believes picking companies for a sustainable fund is a skill that takes time to develop.

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