Nordea launches social empowerment strategy

Nordea Asset Management has launched the Global Social Empowerment Strategy.

The strategy is a thematic global equity product with a focus on the “S” in ESG which Nordea says has often been overlooked in the last few years. The strategy focuses on businesses that address social issues, create a positive impact, and generate sustainable shareholder value.

Thomas Sørensen, co-manager of the strategy says, “There is a fundamental need to address the social issues facing society today. Companies that offer solutions to these problems represent a compelling proposition for investors. We believe social empowerment— which is the main thrust of our strategy — is the next theme investors will turn their attention to as they seek to have a positive impact whilst achieving attractive returns.”