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5 OCTOBER 2017

GES celebrates its 25th anniversary

GES started as a small consulting firm in April 1992 when Magnus Furugård founded the company together with Susanne Nyman in Stockholm under the previous name Caring Capitalism and as of 25 April 2017, GES is celebrating its 25-year anniversary.

We want to thank all our clients for 25 fantastic years together on the path to responsible investing and ESG integration.

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To learn more about GES history go to Corporate History.


06 FEBRUARY 2018

Upcoming webinars on GES Stewardship & Risk Engagement themes

GES is pleased to invite you to the series of webinars presenting current Stewardship & Risk Engagement themes. The first webinar was held on 13 February, at 11:00 AM CET and presented GES’ Japan Stewardship Engagement. Contact our client support to learn more.

The second webinar in the series is planned for 23 February, at 2:00 PM CET and will cover three other new themes:

  • Sustainable seafood production,
  • Food supply chain working conditions,
  • Climate change risks.

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