Marcus Wilert focuses on engagements in Asia-ex Japan in the retail, consumer goods, technology, financial services and industrials sectors. He has 13 years of experience of corporate human rights and environmental sustainability whereof seven based in China. He has held strategy and operations management positions in corporate responsibility teams for H&M, Waitrose and Primark with responsibility for supply chains in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Marcus holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge and a MSc in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Hannah Shoesmith focusses on engagements in Asia-ex Japan in the retail, consumer goods, technology, financial services and industrials sectors. Prior to joining EOS, Hannah spent 13 years working in corporate responsibility and sustainability roles, mainly for retail and consumer goods companies such as Tesco, Arcadia Group and Mothercare. Most recently Hannah led the global corporate responsibility team at Mothercare which covered the social and environmental impacts and opportunities of products, environmental impacts of operations and engagement with communities and other stakeholders. Hannah has lived and worked in Hong Kong, France and Spain and speaks French, Brazilian Portuguese and some Spanish. Hannah has a Bachelor’s degree from Durham University, a Master’s degree from King’s College London and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a post-graduate certificate in sustainable value chains from the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership.
In April, EOS at Federated Hermes published a white paper – Investor Expectations for Global Plastic Challenges. This set out the scale and complexity of the problem and offered investors ways to engage with companies in three key sectors – chemicals, consumer goods and retail.
Janet Wong, an engager for EOS at Federated Hermes, talks to Dr David Hardoon, a senior AI adviser to the Union Bank of the Philippines, and the former chief data officer and senior AI adviser to the Monetary Authority of Singapore, about AI and data governance in financial services.