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NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business Hosts Panel on ESG and Impact Investing Across Asset Classes


On April 23, NYU Stern's Center for Sustainable Business hosted a panel entitled, "ESG and Impact Investing Across Asset Classes."

The evening began with welcome remarks from Kyung-Ah Park, managing director and head of environmental markets at Goldman Sachs & Co.
The discussion, which was moderated by Professor Tensie Whelan, explored how investors across fixed income, public equity and private equity investing strategies integrate ESG and impact into investment decisions.

Panelists reinforced the idea that environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact investing is not 'one size fits all,’ sharing success stories from a variety of industries.

Panelists included:
  • Lee Gao, co-portfolio manager, Imprint Emerging Markets Equity Fund, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Ailene Holderness, vice president, Pegasus Capital Advisors
  • Jessica Zarzycki, senior director, co-portfolio manager and global sovereigns & emerging markets fixed income research analyst, Nuveen