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Nordea AM: ESG funds weather the storm better than others

A pandemic was not listed among the most important risks for this year in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, although it has been named as one of the top risks in the survey in earlier years, notes Nordea Asset Management's Head of Responsible Investments.

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In the ongoing market turbulence, funds with higher ESG ratings seem to be holding up better, says head of Responsible Investments at Nordea Asset Management Eric Pedersen.

"This is what we’ve noticed from rating agencies as well as from our internal data. Stocks and bonds with a good ESG ratings actually holding up better than many others," Pedersen says to AMWatch.

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