Hermes tweaks climate vocabulary to grab clients' attention
It’s easier to advise institutional investors on engagement matters if you speak about the issues in a language they can understand, Hermes Investment Management's Head of Sustainable Investing tells AMWatch. Hermes has EUR 384 billion of assets under advice.
Words -- as well as action -- are important for UK-based Hermes Investment Management (Hermes), which actively manages EUR 38 billion of assets and has EUR 384 billion of assets from other institutional investors under advice.
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