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Saskia Kort-Chick

Saskia Kort-Chick is the Director of ESG Research & Engagement at AllianceBernstein (AB). She leads AB’s global efforts to further enhance investors’ ability to integrate social issues into their decision-making and investment processes.

PROFILE

Saskia Kort-Chick is the Director of ESG Research & Engagement at AllianceBernstein (AB). She leads AB’s global efforts to further enhance investors’ ability to integrate social issues into their decision-making and investment processes. She is the Co-Chair of the APAC Responsibility Steering Committee. She responsible for the development of ESIGHT, AB’s proprietary ESG Research and Collaboration tool, and chairs the ESIGHT Steering Committee. She is member of AB’s Controversial Investment Committee and Proxy and Governance Committee. She joined AB in 2010 as a senior account manager, covering institutional accounts in the Benelux before assuming her current role in 2014.

Previously, Saskia worked for investor relations consultancy RD:IR in London, UK. She holds a BA (cum laude) in social sciences from University College Utrecht, Netherlands; an MA (with merit) in war studies from King’s College London; a postgraduate certificate in management (with a focus on corporate responsibility) from Birkbeck, University of London; and an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the CFA Society of the UK. Saskia was based in London until 2017.

Saskia Kort-Chick

RECENTLY PUBLISHED BY SASKIA KORT-CHICK

Safeguarding human rights defenders: Practical guidance for investors

Provides targeted guidance for minority shareholders with investments in public equities and limited partners in private equities on how to identify, prevent, and mitigate risks to human rights defenders throughout their investments. Human rights defenders are individuals who, individually or with others, act peacefully to promote or protect human rights.