Banks and asset managers in ESG hiring spree as investor demand grows

Number of senior ESG roles in financial services jumps 50% in a year

Pedro Gonçalves
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Jump in ESG roles linked to increased pressure on financial institutions to provide more ESG-related investment
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Jump in ESG roles linked to increased pressure on financial institutions to provide more ESG-related investment

The number of senior level jobs in UK financial services businesses has jumped 50% from 460 to 690 in the past year, according to new research.

The number of junior ESG roles created in the financial services sector in the past year also increased, rising 60% from 118 new jobs created two years ago to 196 in the last 12 months, research from New...

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