While world governments take action to mitigate a climate catastrophe, asset managers should start abandoning investment models that treat climate-related risk as something tangential or exogenous to investment risk.
Gregory Saichin is a veteran credit and EM debt investor with a career spanning more than thirty years in banking, capital markets and asset management. He has developed and led two Credit/Emerging Markets debt franchises at Pioneer investments (now part of Amundi AM) and Allianz Global Investors between 2000-2018. Since mid-2018 his interest has focused on sustainable finance and the path of emerging markets countries in this new development paradigm. He is now an advisor to companies willing to engage in investing sustainably for competitive market returns and positive environmental, social and governance change.