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Impax CEO: We think like capitalists, but sympathise with SRI aims

Ian Simm is the Founder & Chief Executive of Impax Asset Management, the manager that Danish Carlsberg Foundation has recently entrusted with EUR 67 million to invest sustainably.  "I don't like to be labelled an impact investor", he says.  Meet the man who calls ESG, SRI, and CSR 'alphabet soup'.

Impax founder and CEO Ian Simm. | Photo: PR

Impax Asset Management, founded in 1998 in the UK, has an investment philosophy. Not an ESG philosophy, nor an SRI or impact philosophy – but an investment philosophy.

"The world is shifting to a more sustainable economy and, with that transition over the next 5-10 years, there will be a set of opportunities that are particularly attractive, as well as some quite risky areas of the market. We have defined a set of industries that are particularly well placed within this transition," Ian Simm explains to AMWatch.

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