Emirates NBD strengthens capabilities in ESG investing
- All Private Banking Relationship and Investment Advisory teams have undergone certification training
- Reinforces Emirates NBD Group's firm commitment to integrate sustainable practices on all fronts
- Training provided by Candriam Academy to enhance team capabilities
Dubai, 22 June, 2021: The Private Banking arm of Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the MENAT (Middle East, North Africa and Turkey) region is enhancing its capabilities in the growing Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) investment sector.
The bank’s Private Banking Relationship and Investment Advisory teams -have undergone certification training by Candriam Academy, an accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing. The Candriam Academy is operated by Candriam, an affiliate of New York Life Investments, a leading asset manager globally and a recognised pioneer in sustainable investing.
The initiative reinforces Emirates NBD Group's ongoing commitment to integrate sustainable practices throughout its value chain and to develop best-in-class products that help clients align investment decisions with personal values.
Candriam's eight-module programme, accredited by the Dubai Legal Affairs Department, will help the Private Banking Relationship and Investment Advisory teams to deepen their understanding of ESG investing to support the bank’s long-term commitment to encourage innovative investments for a more sustainable world.
The training certification will also be rolled out across other business units to continue enhancing the sustainability of the bank's operations, fostering a shared sense of responsibility and commitment across the bank.
As an organisation firmly committed to its sustainability agenda, Emirates NBD continues to take active strides towards growing its environmental, social and governance performance, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and UAE’s vision to be a sustainable knowledge-based economy.