The Global Borrowers & Investors Forum - Asia

Orith Azoulay

Global Head of Green and Sustainable Finance

Natixis CIB


Orith Azoulay is global head of CIB’s green and sustainable finance.  She has been working in SRI/ESG since 2002.  Orith joined Natixis in 2008 to create and lead its SRI sell-side research team, which is now part of the green and sustainable finance hub she is in the process of creating.  Natixis’ green and sustainable hub consists of a dedicated, expert and resolutely cross-asset operational task force, whose main role will be to develop CIB’s green and sustainable franchise and its revenue generation in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas: it will offer a wide range of services, from financing to investment solutions through ESG research and advisory.  As an analyst, Orith’s sectors of specialty have historically been energy, utilities, real estate - building materials and construction, but also carbon/climate related topics. She is also Natixis’ expert on green bonds.  Before joining Natixis, Orith was a senior SRI analyst at Groupama Asset Management from 2003 to 2008, where she created and led their SRI practice.  She also worked for the ORSE, a French think tank for corporate social responsibility, where she was a research analyst.  Orith started her career as an equity analyst at JP Morgan Chase in London.  Orith graduated from ESCP Europe in 2000 (Diplome Grande Ecole, Diplom Kaufmann). Orith’s research team was ranked N°2 SRI/Sustainability Research team in Europe at the 2017 Extel Survey and she was ranked N°3 as an individual SRI analyst in the same survey. In 2015, she was N°1 ranked SRI sell-side analyst for her understanding of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges facing companies in the European Independent Research in Responsible Investment (IRRI) survey conducted by Extel, WeConvene and SRI-Connect.


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Thu 21 Sep 2017

Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel