The Swedish Council on Ethics and the Power of Engagement

Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with John Howchin, Secretary General of the Swedish Council on Ethics, why collaborative engagements are going to save the world

What are the organising principles and ambitions behind the Swedish AP National Pension Funds? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with John Howchin, Secretary General of the Swedish Council on Ethics, how the nature of stewardship through greater investor coordination and collaborative engagements has the power to reshape industry practices.

 

Recording date: 04 Feb 2020

 

John Howchin

John Howchin is Secretary General of the Swedish Council on Ethics where he oversees strategy, research and corporate engagement. He’s also a member of the asset management committee at Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research. He’s worked with socially responsible investments and corporate social responsibility for over 20 years and his experience includes Norges Bank Investment Management where he oversaw its environmental strategy.

 

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