Asteria's first award

March 11, 2021

The CFI.co judges have conferred on Asteria Investment Managers the 2021 award for Best ESG Impact Investment Strategy Europe 2021

Highlights of the judging panel’s findings include:
• Asteria is one of a new generation of independent asset management companies dedicated to impact investing, accelerating the transition to a sustainable socio-economic system, putting the human being and the planet’s ecosystems at its heart.
• Asteria has at its core a commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals, used by investors to evaluate corporate behaviour. It uses ESGs to guide its strategy, using capital as an agent of change, encouraging a move towards sustainable and fair economies.
• The company embraces its responsibility, not only in guiding investment strategies, but also ensuring it generates a small environmental footprint, while guaranteeing a job and lifestyle balance for its employees.

Asteria Investment Managers: Best ESG Impact Investment Strategy Europe 2021
Geneva-based Asteria Investment Managers takes its name from a variety of starfish known for its ability to regenerate its limbs. The metaphor neatly describes the company’s aspirations towards the regenerative economy. People and planet is the phrase used by Asteria to sum up the company’s approach to ethical investing. Asteria is one of a new generation of independent asset management companies dedicated to impact investing, accelerating the transition to a sustainable socio-economic system, putting the human being and the planet’s ecosystems at its heart. Impact investing combines the generation of financial returns with support for companies demonstrating a measurable social or environmental benefit – and is the principal objective at Asteria. The company was founded in 2019 but its investment professionals have more than 20 years’ experience. Asteria has at its core a commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals, used by investors to evaluate corporate behaviour. It uses ESGs to guide its strategy, using capital as an agent of change, encouraging a move towards sustainable and fair economies. It places long-term positive performance at the same level of importance as impact generation. The company, which manages both private and listed asset classes, devotes time and resource to large-scale, sophisticated research to guide its pursuit of investment solutions which lead to positive environmental impact. The company embraces its responsibility, not only in guiding investment strategies, but also ensuring it generates a small environmental footprint, while guaranteeing a job and lifestyle balance for its employees. The judging panel is pleased to present Asteria Investment Managers with the 2021 award for Best ESG Impact Investment Strategy Europe.

About CFI.co:
CFI.co is a print journal and online resource reporting on business, economics, and finance. The journal recognises that the traditional distinction between emerging and developed markets is now far less meaningful as world economies converge. Headquartered in London, the world’s most multicultural city, CFI.co covers and analyses the drivers behind that change. Combining the views of leading multilateral and national organisations with thought leadership from some of the world’s top minds – CFI.co’s dedicated editorial team ensures that readers better understand the forces influencing and reshaping the global economy.

About the CFI.co Awards Programme
Each year, CFI.co seeks out individuals and organisations that contribute significantly to the convergence of economies and truly add value for all stakeholders. Reporting from frontlines of economies on the move, CFI.co realises that best practice is to be found throughout the world. The Awards Programme aims to identify and reward excellence wherever it is found. The programme aims to inspire others to further improve their own performance.

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