Bérénice Lasfargues works in the Sustainability Centre – BNP Paribas Asset Management’s centre of expertise for sustainability – where she supports the agenda of the ESG research team and promotes BNPP AM’s sustainability expertise both internally and externally.
Since joining, she has been working on policy and research development, most recently working on the revamping of BNPP AM’s proprietary ESG scoring methodology and its approach to the Sustainable Development Goals and impact investing.
Finally, as part of BNPP AM’s commitment to be a fully sustainable asset manager, she also works with investment teams to better integrate ESG criteria in their investment process, coordinating the internal network of ESG Champions for investment teams.
Previously, she worked for the OECD, undertaking economic research on green and blended finance. She also held a legislative fellow position in the US House of Representatives and conducted field work on climate change and development in emerging markets for a French consulting company.
Bérénice holds an MA in engineering and environmental management from Ecole Centrale Paris (now CentraleSupelec) and the National University of Singapore, respectively. She is an EFFAS (European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies) CESGA (Certified ESG) analyst.