PGIM continues commitment to ESG with newly created global head of ESG role ROI-NJ.comPGIM continues commitment to ESG with newly created global head of ESG role ROI-NJ.comPGIM continues commitment to ESG with newly created global head of ESG role ROI-NJ.com
Impact Investing Forum 2023
London. May 04-05, 2023.
PGIM has appointed Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson to the newly created role of global head of ESG, effective immediately, according to an announcement from the Newark-based asset management firm.Unanyants-Jackson, who joined PGIM Fixed Income in 2020 as head of ESG research, will be based in London and report to the chief operating officer, Taimur Hyat. She will be responsible for “shaping and coordinating” the environmental, social and governance strategy and approach across the business, as well as engaging with external parties.Unanyants-Jackson was most recently charged with continuing to integrate ESG considerations into all aspects of the fixed income investment process, analyzing ESG risks and opportunities and assessing potential negative or positive impacts on the environment and society.During her tenure at PGIM Fixed Income, Unanyants-Jackson led the development of its proprietary tool, ESG Impact Ratings, which helped clients invest according to their ESG preferences, and oversaw the publication of its first ESG annual report.”PGIM’s multi-manager model allows for each business to integrate ESG considerations optimally for their specific asset class and investment style. Hyat stated that ESG is a critical issue for our clients and that we are looking to further enhance our ESG research, analytical capabilities, and industry leadership within PGIM. Eugenia has more than a decade of experience in sustainable investing and ESG. She is also a true leader in the investment management industry, as she drives new ways of thinking about ESG integration, engagement, and analysis. PGIM Fixed income has named John Ploeg as co-head of ESG Research, based in London, and Armelle deVienne as PGIM Fixed. They will report directly to Richard Greenwood who is the head of credit.