HSBC Asset Management: 'We are hoping to get rid of ESG as a label'

Christine Chow and Erin Leonard

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Christine Chow and Erin Leonard of HSBC AM
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Christine Chow and Erin Leonard of HSBC AM

For Christine Chow, who joined HSBC Asset Management as head of stewardship and engagement from Federated Hermes on 29 October, being part of a global bank has its advantages when it comes to implementing ESG.

HSBC - which has come under criticism in the past for its heavy investments in fossil fuels - sits at the "crossroads of trade", according to Chow. As a bank, it has traditionally been "risk averse" as...

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