The sustainable investor for a changing world

Environmental thematic strategies

Why environmental thematic strategies

Achieving a low carbon economy in harmony with our natural ecosystems requires a fundamental shift across every business sector and geography. This transition is backed by a growing number of institutions, corporates and consumers that will require tens of trillions of Investments over the next decades.1

Our environmental thematic strategies

BNP Paribas Asset Management is the sustainable investor for a changing world. Through our Environmental Strategies Group, we offer a complete suite of strategies targeting returns and positive environmental impact.

Our strategies are based on the premise that environmental themes may outperform the overall market over time and that exposure to these themes could generate attractive long-term return potential. They can also provide diversification and tangible environmental benefits.

Each strategy taps into key environmental themes through an active, global multi-sector approach to better manage risks and uncover the most compelling opportunities.

Active management

Quantitative tools

Specialised investment team

Thematic purity

BNP Paribas Ecosystem Restoration

Going beyond carbon and restoring the earth’s natural balance. Invests in companies that help restore and sustainably manage our aquatic, terrestrial and urban ecosystems.

BNP Paribas Energy Transition

Target companies that provide environmental solutions to facilitate the energy transition through decarbonisation, digitalisation and/or decentralisation.

BNP Paribas Environmental Absolute Return Thematic (EARTH)

Access companies facilitating environmental change in energy, materials, agriculture and industrial markets, while shorting those suffering from transition risk.

Don’t take unnecessary risks. Read the Key Investor Information Document (KIID). It states that the risk of this product is very high, namely 7 on a scale of 7.

Our Environmental Strategies Group

Our Environmental Strategies Group are an experienced team of thematic investors, led by Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees, with a deep understanding of businesses, industries and technologies.

The team consists of portfolio managers, research analysts, investment specialists and a quantitative analyst. They benefit from access to our Sustainability Centre, Quantitative Research Group and global risk and trading platform.

Ulrik Fugmann

Co-Head & Senior PM

Edward Lees

Co-Head & Senior PM

Vanessa Cheung

Equity Research Analyst

Gabrielle Kinder

Investment Specialist

Ramón Esteruelas

Senior Investment Specialist

Esuabom Dijemeni

Quantitative Analyst

Alex Scott

Equity Research Analyst

      1 Source: IRENA, International Renewable Energy Agency, World Energy Transitions Outlook, April 2021.


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