Evli Announces Appointment of Petra Hakamo Head of Sustainability

Published on: 7 January 2022 12:10 AM
by KnowESG
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Evli, a private Helsinki-based bank announced the appointment of Petra Hakamo as chief of sustainability. Hakamo previously served as the investment manager and head of sustainability at Evli's late-stage VC Evli Growth partners.

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Hakamo, in her new position, will undertake the responsibility of sustainability and responsible investment practices. She will also work to set targets to reach the firm's climate targets.

The climate targets of the bank will include cutting the carbon emissions of investments by about a half by 2030 and becoming a net-zero asset manager by 2050.

Before joining Evli growth partners, Hakamo served at SEB's Large Corporates and financial institutions division. At present, she is the Vice-Chair of the ESG Working Group of the Finnish Venture Capital Association's Sustainability Working Group"