CEO of Leading Institution in Responsible Investment
The category CEO of Leading Institution in Responsible Investments is reserved for those professionals who, according to the perception of diverse interest groups, demonstrate leadership in the integration of the responsible investment to the businesses that they manage.
IN THE SELECTION OF PROFESSIONALS WHO DEMONSTRATE EXCELLENCE IN THIS CATEGORY, THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE CONSIDERED:
Deep understanding of the impact of responsible investment in business strategy
The selected professional in this category should be a CEO that integrates the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) areas into the business of the institution, that actively identifies and communicates the opportunities of responsible investment, and that considers the social interest of the institution in the implementation of institutional decisions.
Credibility for its role in favor of responsible investment
The selected professional in this category must be a CEO with impeccable credibility for his/her role in favor of responsible investment. As the main strategic spokesperson for the institution, he/she must be recognized by the stakeholders with whom he/she is related by a genuine sustainable vocation, and by establishing high standards of responsible investment in his/her competitive environment.
Consideration of stakeholders in responsible investment
The selected professional in this category should be a CEO focused on establishing relationships of excellence with the institution´s stakeholders, unafraid to face the challenges of business and investment that involve major institutional efforts for the inclusion of criteria in favor of environment safeguarding, or consideration of social and economic conditions in the decision-making processes of the institution. The CEO should be recognized in the market for his/her leadership and knowledge of the impact of responsible investment in the industry.
Skills for team building with a focus on Responsible Investment
The selected professional in this category should be a CEO who is considered by his/her work team, as a true leader oriented to responsible investment of the institution and its business. He/she must demonstrate negotiating capacity and strong arguments to integrate responsible investment programs into the institution’s processes, as well as outstanding communication skills to convey the team and the capital market about the benefits of integrating responsible investment into business strategy.