Cardano Group has named Martine Snoek (pictured, above left) as group head of sustainability and Dennis van der Putten (above right) as chief sustainability officer.
Cardano is a privately-owned investment management and advisory business with a focus on risk and sustainability.
Here are three things to know about Snoek, van der Putten and Cardano Group's sustainability strategy.
1. Business Scope and Scale: Cardano Group, founded in 2000, is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The company, backed by roughly 550 employees. Cardano has over £40 billion (about US$50 billion) of assets under management as of December 2022.
2. Sustainability Strategy: Cardano has committed its investment portfolios to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The company support global emissions reduction of 50% by 2030, with baseline year 2019.
3. Executive Backgrounds: Snoek has been at Cardano for a year as a consultant for the firm's sustainability strategy. She now leads the sustainability teams across the group, Pensions & Investments reported. Van der Putten focuses on thought-leadership and helping to develop content for the firm, the report said. He also leads sustainability advisory services in continental Europe. He joined the firm as part of its acquisition of sustainability and impact-focused manager ACTIAM in 2022.
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