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Jane Ambachtsheer

Global Head of Sustainability

Jane is Global Head of Sustainability at BNP Paribas Asset Management.

She is responsible for BNPP AM’s overarching approach to sustainability.

Together with Helena Viñes-Fiestas, BNPP AM’s Deputy Head of Sustainability, she leads on sustainability related research, Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) integration, engagement, advocacy and governance. Jane also manages BNPP AM’s overall corporate social responsibility (CSR).

She joined BNPP AM in 2018 and is based in Paris.

Jane was previously Partner and Chair of Responsible Investment at Mercer, where she oversaw the strategy for the Responsible Investment team and advised investors around the world. Jane has had a focus on sustainable investment since 2003. She joined Mercer as an investment analyst in 2000. Jane was consultant to the United Nations through the development of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), which are now supported by more than 1,800 signatories representing USD 70 trillion in assets.

She is involved in a large number of industry initiatives, including as a Trustee of Carbon Disclosure Project, a member of the Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, and a member of the PRI Academic Working Group. Jane is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto, and a Research Affiliate at the University Oxford Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. Jane has over 20 years of industry experience.

She holds a Master of Social Science from the University of Amsterdam and a Bachelor of Economics and English literature with honours from York University.

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