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LGIM Real Assets hires ESG head in climate focus

LGIM Real Asset, a division of Legal & General Investment Management, has appointed Shuen Chan as head of Environmental Social Governance (ESG).

With the UK legally required to meet net zero carbon emissions by 2050, Legal & General said it was looking beyond current legislation and practices to align its real asset portfolio with a science-based carbon performance target covering the period to 2030.
 
Rob Martin, director, strategy & ESG, LGIM Real Assets said: 'We need a step-change in progress towards combating climate change. As one of the UK’s largest institutional investors and real asset owners, we have a major part to play.

Source: propertyeu.info on 11 February 2020 (https://propertyeu.info/Nieuws/-LGIM-Real-Assets-hires-ESG-head-in-climate-focus/29f6eb3e-221b-43c8-9235-9d5e17d6a066)