10 October 2022 – 10:30-11:30 BST – Paris Alignment Forum online morning coffee with Federated Hermes

Net zero and beyond; addressing the climate crisis with a fixed income approach

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Climate change is one of the most actively discussed challenges facing investors today. Federated Hermes, in partnership with Pensions for Purpose, invite you to join us to discuss more impactful ways we can make a difference to our climate across fixed income portfolios.   

As part of the Paris Alignment Forum, Nachu Chockalingam, Senior Credit Portfolio Manager, at Federated Hermes will lead this one-hour interactive roundtable with Karen Shackleton, Director of Pensions for Purpose. Nachu will share her views, answer your questions, discuss the practicalities of the climate challenge and how investors can lead the decarbonisation effort. 

Who is this event for?

This event is open to asset owners such as pension fund trustees, in-house executives and independent advisers, professional trustees, government representatives and consultants.



Please sign up for the event here. Delegates will be sent dial-in details after registering. Delegates will be sent dial-in details after registering. If you are not already a member, you will also be invited to register for the Paris Alignment Forum. Membership is free and you will receive regular updates about forums activities.

Speaker Biography

Nachu Chockalingam, CFA, Senior Credit Portfolio Manager, Federated Hermes Limited

Nachu joined Federated Hermes in March 2018 as a portfolio manager within the Credit team. She is co-portfolio manager of the SDG Engagement High Yield Credit strategy and the Climate Change High Yield strategy, as well as the sustainable portfolio manager for their range of flexible credit strategies.

She joined from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where she was a portfolio manager responsible for the plan’s active investments in emerging markets and European credit.

Nachu started her career at J.P. Morgan in London as a sell-side analyst where she spent 13 years covering, firstly, European high yield and investment grade, and then CEEMEA credit.

Nachu graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in Economics and is a CFA charterholder.

Paris Alignment Forum

The Paris Alignment Forum was established by Pensions for Purpose to help pension funds and other asset owners on their journey towards alignment with the goals of the Paris Agreement. We do this by sharing climate-related thought leadership written by our Influencer members (asset managers, consultants and lawyers), by running free training workshops for trustees and by engaging in industry-wide conversation through our quarterly all-stakeholder and asset-owner events. To join the Paris Alignment Forum member please email Karen Shackleton.

Pensions for Purpose

Pensions for Purpose exists as a bridge between asset managers, pension funds and their professional advisers, to encourage the flow of capital towards impact investment. Our aim is to empower pension funds to seek positive impact opportunities and mitigate negative impact risks.

For more information, please email Charlotte O'Leary.


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