Why Sweden’s Alecta believes bondholders can effect change
The $107bn pension fund is working to influence debt issuers and to assess better the impact of green and sustainable bonds.By
Joe Marsh is managing editor of Capital Monitor and brings with him 25 years of investment and risk-management journalism experience. Most recently international editor of AsianInvestor, Joe spent the last ten years delivering strategic insight to the world’s most influential asset owners.
The $107bn pension fund is working to influence debt issuers and to assess better the impact of green and sustainable bonds.By Joe Marsh
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