Hermes' CEO Nusseibeh: ESG is permeating society - it is not just a fad

The Big Interview: Focus on ethical investment

Jayna Rana
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L-R: Leon Kamhi, Eoin Murray and Saker Nusseibeh. Photo: Alex Griffiths
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L-R: Leon Kamhi, Eoin Murray and Saker Nusseibeh. Photo: Alex Griffiths

Hermes Investment Management's Saker Nusseibeh, Leon Kamhi and Eoin Murray talk to Jayna Rana about the importance of stewardship and how it can remedy the public's disapproval of the asset management industry.

Even with £36bn assets under management, Hermes Investment Management is considered one of the smaller asset managers in the UK. But as stewardship and ESG become increasingly important to investors, the group has cemented itself as one of the leading pioneers in this space, having integrated environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in its investment process since it was established in 1983. ESG drives outperformance as 'social' focus begins to see gains Leading the group since 2011 is CEO Saker Nusseibeh, who joined Hermes as head of investment in 2009, having left his r...

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