Impact Investing in Australia – BNP Paribas Environmental Equity Trust

David Li, Senior Portfolio Manager for the BNP Paribas Environmental Equity Trust, shares his thoughts on making an impact via investing, links between achieving above benchmark returns and making a positive ESG impact and the future of impact investing in Australia.

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BNPP AMAU is the investment manager of the BNP Paribas Environmental Equity Trust (ARSN 615 479 662). The Responsible Entity of, and issuer of units in, the Trust is Equity Trustees Limited (ABN 46 004 031 298 AFSL 240975). Equity Trustees Limited is a subsidiary of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615), a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT). You should consider the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) in deciding whether to acquire or to continue to hold an investment in the Trust. BNPP AMAU has not considered the financial objectives, situation or needs of any person in preparing this video. You should consider obtaining independent advice before making an investment decision in relation to the Trust. The value of investments can go up and down. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance. Any opinions expressed in this video constitute the judgement of BNPP AMAU at the time specified and are subject to change without notice.

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