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NEWARK, N.J BUSINESS WIIRE)–PGIM (the $1.5 trillion global investment business of Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE : PRU) continues to focus on ESG investing and has appointed Eugenia Unanyants Jackson to the newly created global head of ESG. She will be based in London and report directly to Taimur Hyat, PGIM’s chief operating officer. Based in London, Unanyants Jackson will be reporting to PGIM’s chief operating officer, Taimur Hyat. She will be responsible to shape and coordinate ESG strategy and approach across PGIM. This includes engaging with clients, regulators and industry associations. Unanyants-Jackson was the leader in the development of ESG impact ratings, a proprietary tool that allows clients to invest according to their ESG preferences. She was also responsible for the publication of PGIM Fixed Income’s first ESG Annual Report. This report details the ESG rating framework and helps clients understand the firm’s ESG approach across all portfolios. “PGIM’s multimanager model allows each business to incorporate ESG considerations optimally for its specific asset class and investment type. Hyat stated that ESG is a critical issue for our client base and that we are looking to further enrich our ESG expertise, research capabilities, analytical capabilities and industry leadership across PGIM. Eugenia has over a decade of experience in sustainable investing and ESG. She is a true leader in the investment management industry, as she helps to drive new ways of thinking about ESG integration, analysis, and engagement. PGIM has a long history of ESG integration. PGIM’s fixed income and fundamental equities businesses have integrated ESG factors into their investment research and decision-making. They analyze ESG risks and opportunities and consider potential negative or positive effects on investments. PGIM’s businesses also responded to a growing demand from clients to incorporate considerations of social and environmental sustainability into their investment research and product offerings. PGIM Real estate, PGIM Realestate, is a real estate investment and financing company that has invested more than $5B in affordable housing and transformative developments properties. PGIM Fixed Income has created an ESG impact assessment framework, launched dedicated ESG strategies to institutional and retail clients, and PGIM’s private credit company, PGIM Private Cap, has been actively investing in renewable energy for the past 15 year. “Given PGIM’s global reach and footprint, we have immense potential for making a positive impact on many of today’s ESG challenges,” Unanyants Jackson said. “I am delighted to have the opportunity to further develop PGIM’s ESG strategy and leverage existing and in some cases longstanding ESG capabilities in order to help our investors achieve their sustainability objectives in coordination each of PGIM’s businesses. PGIM Fixed income has named John Ploeg, and Armelle deVienne, co-heads for ESG Research. They report to Richard Greenwood (head of Credit), building on the foundation established by Unanyants-Jackson. Ploeg, based out of London, and de Vienne based out of Newark will assume their roles on February 1, 2022. They have previously served as ESG specialists and regional leader within PGIM Fixed Income’s ESG Research team. Ploeg has extensive investment experience, having held previous roles in PGIM Fixed Income’s US and European CLO product managers teams. John was most recently an ESG specialist. He actively participated in all aspects of PGIM fixed income’s ESG approach, including the creation of the ESG Impact ratings methodology, ESG engagement activity tracking, and ESG-related regulatory developments. De Vienne was most recently an ESG specialist and U.S. Team Lead. Before joining PGIM Fixed Income, De Vienne worked as an ESG specialist and U.S. team leader at Rockefeller Capital Management. She was responsible for equity research and stock selection and ESG engagement for Rockefeller’s environmental impact strategies. “We are pleased to have John & Armelle take over leading ESG research at PGIM Fixed Income. Mike Lillard, head PGIM Fixed Income, said that clients, credit analysts, and investment teams will all benefit from their combined experience and ongoing efforts to expand our ESG capabilities. “The ability to promote internally speaks to our talent model, and the caliber individuals driving our investment process. John and Armelle provide continuity to our ESG approach. This is a crucial component as we partner clients to invest in line with their ESG beliefs. ABOUT PGIM PGIM is Prudential Financial, Inc.’s global asset management business. It managed more than $1.5 trillion of assets as of September 30, 2021. PGIM has 17 offices around the globe and offers a wide range of investment options for institutional and retail investors. These solutions include public fixed income, private fix income, fundamental equity and quantitative equity. Visit pgim.com for more information. Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States (PFI) is not affiliated with Prudential plc, incorporated here in the United Kingdom, nor with Prudential Assurance Company, a division of M&G plc, incorporated here in the United Kingdom. Visit news.prudential.com for more information. *PGIM is Prudential Financial, Inc.’s investment management business. Based on the Top Money Managers list published by Pensions & Investments on May 31, 2021, PFI is the 10th largest global investment manager. This ranking shows global assets under management at PFI as of December 31, 2020. CONNECT WITH US: Visit pgim.com
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