Todd Ahlston, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for Parnassus Investments reflects on more than 25 years of responsible investing. In this FastChat video, he also considers mega trends that may affect risk and opportunity for ESG investors.
Todd Ahlsten is the Chief Investment Officer and lead Portfolio Manager of the Parnassus Core Equity Fund. Mr. Ahlsten has responsibility for portfolio management for the firm’s Core Equity strategy. He also oversees all of the firm’s strategies, including mentoring investment staff, managing investment risk and acting as final arbiter on ESG decisions.
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Founded in 1984, Parnassus Investments is an investment management company based in San Francisco, CA. The firm invests responsibly to build wealth for its clients by selecting businesses that the investment team believes have increasingly relevant products or services, sustainable competitive advantages and quality management teams for their high conviction portfolios. Every investment must meet rigorous fundamental and environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.