"Booming" demand for ESG specialistsBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021 4:44PM
Firms in Australia and regionally have announced hires to ESG and sustainability teams, with recruitment specialists saying demand is high for ESG specialists.Read more: CBRE, FTSE Russell, Kaizen Recruitment, Australian Retailers Association, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Carlos Castillo, Ellerston Capital, Fidelity International, Franklin Templeton, Gabriel Wilson-Otto, Jason Robertson, Jo Saleeba, Julie Moret, Melior, Northern Trust Asset Management, Sameer Chopra, Simon Gvalda
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