As retailers dealt with the devastating consequences of Covid-19,from widespread furloughing and redundancies to employee safety concerns, the case for improved employee benefits continued to grow momentum.
The need for urgent action is clear. BMO Global Asset Management has itself committed to an ambition of net zero emissions in our investments by 2050, as part of the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative.
Valentina Chen, co-head of Emerging Market (EM) Debt at BMO Global Asset Management, asserts the case for staying the course in this strategic asset class – and offers an inside look at her team’s unique strategy and the region’s hot spots for the year ahead.
After the sea of change that was 2020, Nalini Feuilloley, Director of Responsible Investment (RI) and Rosa van den Beemt, Vice President, RI analyst at BMO Global Asset Management, give their assessment of why diversity and inclusion should be up on the corporate agenda this year – and what institutional investors globally can do to participate in this long-overdue industry shift.