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29 October 2020

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On-demand webinar | fighting the pandemic

Many of the companies in the EQ Positive Impact portfolios supply essential products and services into healthcare systems worldwide, and some have been directly involved in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. We recorded this webinar to give investors some insight into how investing in healthcare can really make a difference on the ground.

Damien Lardoux
Damien Lardoux,

Head of Impact Investing

Why are we focusing on healthcare?

Healthcare investments are a large part of the Positive Impact portfolios. We hold investments in medical equipment manufacturers, medical research companies, biotechnology firms, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, surgeries, pharmacies and care homes. In fact, when we mapped all of our underlying investments against the UN Sustainable Development Goals in our latest impact report, 20% contribute directly to Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being – more than any other Goal.

Recorded on 27 October 2020, this webinar brings together a unique panel of leaders to help you understand how we invest in healthcare, and what this means on the ground.

You’ll hear from:

  • Damien Lardoux and Louisiana Salge from EQ Investors, introducing some of the key findings from our impact report.
  • Campe Goodman and Jennifer Soule from Wellington Management, explaining how they identify fixed income investments that make a positive impact as well as financial return.
  • Kate Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of Boston Medical Center, showcasing the incredible work that just one of our underlying investments is doing to support medical patients in Boston, MA.

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Learn how we manage the EQ Positive Impact portfolios to maximise both client returns and the social and environmental impact of our investments:

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Damien Lardoux

Damien Lardoux


Head of Impact Investing

Damien has an MSc in Management from Reims Management School and an MSc in Wealth and Asset Management from ESCP-EAP Paris Business School. He is also a CFA charter holder, being a regular member of the CFA Institute and CFA UK society. Before joining EQ Investors, Damien worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch being responsible for asset allocation, security selection and portfolio construction. Damien now acts as the portfolio manager for the EQ Investors Positive Impact portfolios and brings an incredible enthusiasm for spreading the word about the benefits of impact investing.

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