This Q&A comprises edited highlights of the above-named session with panelists Navindu Katugampola, Global Head of Sustainability for Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) and the Global Head of Sustainable Investing for MSIM Fixed Income and Liquidity teams, and John Streur, President & CEO of Calvert Research and Management.
The panel was moderated by Emily Chew, Executive Vice President and Chief Responsible Investment Officer of Calvert Research and Management.
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Emily Chew (moderator): Has the COVID experience influenced the way you think about sustainable and responsible investing?
Navindu Katugampola: The pandemic has certainly shone a light on the effects of social inequality and, for us, attention to social factors during this period has really grown to be an even more integral part of how we invest. At the corporate level, Morgan Stanley last year added a fifth value to our core values – a commitment to diversity and inclusion – and this is something that we've also focused on at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). Social themes are not just important to us from a moral perspective. We believe that they're integral to the success of companies, and even countries.
John Streur:Just picking up on Navindu’s point about social inequality, at Calvert Research and Management (...)