Franklin Templeton appoints global head of sustainability

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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Franklin Templeton has appointed academic Anne Simpson in the newly created role of global head of sustainability. In her new position, Simpson will be charged with driving Franklin Templeton's overall strategic direction on stewardship, sustainability and ESG investment strategy globally. Simpson (pictured) joins the firm from the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), where she served as managing investment director for board governance and sustainability. She is also an advisory council member for the Official Monetary Financial Institutions Forum, a board memb...

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