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LOIM wins accolades at UK sustainable investment awards

Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards

We are delighted to announce that Lombard Odier Investment Managers won a category earned a high commendation in the UK-focused Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards 2022.

At the awards ceremony in London on 22 September, the quality of sustainability research and thought leadership provided by LOIM in a key growth market was recognised with two accolades: 

Category: Best Sustainable Investment Research Team
Business function: Sustainable Investment, Research, Strategy and Stewardship team

Highly commended:
Best Sustainable Investment Thought Leadership Paper
Research paper: ‘Designing temperature alignment metrics to invest in net zero’ by Thomas Höhne-Sparborth, PhD, Head of Sustainability Research and Michael Urban, PhD, Chief Sustainability Strategist 

Now in their 16th year, the awards aim to honour portfolio managers, fund providers, research and ratings teams, and individuals who are playing key roles in the evolution of sustainable investing. 

They focus on the UK wholesale market, where LOIM is establishing its credentials as a firm synonymous with excellence in sustainable investment.  

The judges focused on developments at the product, team or company levels. They also looked for evidence about how skilfully firms were responding to the needs of investors in this rapidly evolving market. For the full list of winners, click here.

“We are delighted to succeed in these awards, given the importance of the UK wholesale market to our growth strategy, and congratulate our sustainability specialists demonstrating best-in-class analysis, research and thought leadership in this space,” said Jasbir Nizar, Global Head of Business Development at LOIM.



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Sources of the figures: 

EPA (2020) Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data
FAO (2021) COP26: Agricultural expansion drives almost 90 percent of global deforestation
Semenchuk et al. (2022) Relative effects of land conversion and land-use intensity on terrestrial vertebrate diversity
UNEP (2021) UN calls on countries to meet commitments to restore one billion hectares of land
PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (2022) The Global Potential for Land Restoration
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