Sustainable investment leaders interview: Fidelity International's Tan on looking after stakeholders and making a difference in Asia

Delivering long-term solutions in the region and beyond

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Jenn-Hui Tan of Fidelity International
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Jenn-Hui Tan of Fidelity International

In the latest in a series of interviews with sustainable investment leaders within the asset management industry, Tom Higgins speaks to Jenn-Hui Tan, global head of stewardship & sustainable investing at Fidelity International, on how stakeholders – not just shareholders – are key to the successful implementation of ESG strategies and the importance of trying to integrate ESG within Asian companies.

Jenn-Hui Tan has a unique insight into ESG investing that leverages his legal experience to bring positive societal change.  A former solicitor and legal counsel, the current head of stewardship and sustainable investing at Fidelity International says his career background has had a significant impact on how he operates today.  Tan began working in corporate governance for Asian issuers about a decade ago: "At that time, I had a clear sense that, when you are investing here, you need to pay specific attention to the factors around good company governance, robust shareholder protection...

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