Episode #5: A 2050 Net-Zero Goal Means Nothing on Its Own

In our fifth episode, Kiran Aziz, Head of Responsible Investments at KLP, sits down with Joachim Nahem, Executive Chair at Position Green.

In this episode

Kicking the can down to 2050 is not enough. Listen as Kiran reveals the art of the long game in responsible investment, where long- and short-term sustainability goals are a must in the investment considerations of pensions behemoth KLP. Hear how dynamic engagement with board and management can nurture ESG strategies across more than 7,000 companies. And find out how a good grasp of long-term value drivers can prove invaluable in your corporate ESG journey.

About KLP

KLP is Norway’s largest life insurance company. It manages the pension assets of over 550,000 Norwegians and has over $70 billion of assets under management. KLP has embedded ESG in its investment strategy for more than 20 years and is seen as a leading actor on responsible investments.

Kiran is responsible for ownership and responsible investment activities at KLP. She is also a columnist for E24, which is Norway’s largest online newspaper for finance and business, and an Advisory board member for ESG for Boards. Prior to joining KLP, Kiran was a lawyer, lecturer and researcher and she currently sits on the board of the Norwegian Refugee Council, one of the world`s largest humanitarian organisations for displaced people.

About Sustainable Edge

The Sustainable Edge podcast series delves into the challenges and opportunities for achieving a net-zero economy and the UN SDGs by 2030. Hosted by Position Green’s Executive Chairman, Joachim Nahem, the series explores sustainability issues that are top of mind among business leaders, investors, and policymakers, and how to drive value creation and increase competitiveness by turning ESG data insights into targeted action.

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