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Press Releases - 18/05/2017

Vigeo Eiris continues its international development and opens an office in Stockholm

Kristina Svanteson becomes Head of Scandinavian Market

Following the opening of our new offices in Chile in 2014, in Canada in 2015, and following the merger with our British colleagues Eiris in 2015, Vigeo Eiris now targets the Scandinavian market and opens an office in Stockholm.

Thanks to its long-standing experience working alongside some of the most committed and demanding players in responsible investment, Vigeo Eiris has built a strong reputation for the rigor and depth of its ESG research, which is focused on sustainable performance and risk management specific to each sector.
Nicole Notat, President of Vigeo Eiris declares: «Scandinavia is historically one of the most mature markets in terms of responsible investment. Our new local presence will reinforce relations with local clients and accelerate our development in this market».

Kristina Svanteson took charge of the new office in April 2017, becoming Head of Scandinavian Market. She is based in Stockholm.
Holder of a Master’s degree in Political Science from Uppsala University (Sweden), Kristina has been working within Vigeo Eiris for more than nine years, holding various positions in Vigeo Eiris Rating Department (senior analyst, project manager and team leader).

For any further information:
Vigeo Eiris Press contact:
Anita LEGRAND (FR/EN) – anita.legrand@vigeo.com
Kristina SVANTESON (SW/EN) – kristina.svanteson@vigeo.com

 

About Vigeo Eiris
Vigeo Eiris is a global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research to investors and public and private corporates. The agency evaluates the level of integration of sustainability factors in the strategy and the operations of organizations, and undertakes a risk assessment to assist investors and companies in decision-making..
Vigeo Eiris offers two types of services through separate business units:
• Vigeo Eiris rating offers databases, sector-based analyses, ratings, benchmarks and portfolio screening, to serve all ethical and responsible investment strategies.
• Vigeo Eiris enterprise assesses organisations of all sizes, listed and not listed companies in order to support them in the integration of ESG criteria into their business functions and strategic operations.
Vigeo Eiris methodologies and rating services adhere to the strictest quality standards and have been certified to the independent ARISTA® standard. Vigeo Eiris is CBI (Climate Bond Initiative (CBI) Verifier.
Vigeo Eiris is represented in Paris, London, Boston, Brussels, Casablanca, Milan, Montreal, Santiago, Stockholm and Tokyo. The team is composed of more than 200 experts of 28 nationalities with diversified and complementary skills. Vigeo Eiris has developed the « Vigeo Eiris Global Network », made of 7 research providers (Australia, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Japan, Spain and Mexico).
For more information: www.vigeo-eiris.com
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Keywords : ESG, Europe