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FK International Launches Dedicated Sustainable Finance & ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Desk

FK International is proud to announce the establishment of Ireland’s first dedicated Sustainable Finance & ESG recruitment service. The Sustainability and ESG agenda effects EVERYONE Governments – are grappling with the pace and scale of policy development required. Regulators – must plan how to regulate an evolving agenda. Businesses – permeates all sectors and all businesses. Investors and Investment Management…

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Environmental Social and Corporate Governance & Recruitment – 2020 and beyond……

Following a period of significant growth, almost 25% of investment in 2019 (Forbes) can be attributed to Economic Social & Governance (ESG) opportunities. While terminology varies between sustainable investing, impact investing and responsible investing, ESG is ultimately the guiding principle. In short, ESG is the new Corporate & Social Responsibility (CSR) principle. ESG is not related solely to an investment…

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How to Prepare for the Buyside Interview? – Corporate Finance/Private Equity Investment Professionals

While still in the midst of the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic, and the ongoing uncertain global economic environment, it remains an opportune time to self-reflect on your career journey, and how to make the next step. As a professional who has likely completed a professional accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) or the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, in a…

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Considerations for Recently Qualified Accountants looking to move into Industry from Practice amid COVID-19

The prolonged economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has led many Irish accountancy professionals working in practice to reconsider their career paths closely in recent months, as the pandemic has significantly altered the perceived value of moving to roles in certain industries. Prominent, well-paid jobs in historically strong areas – such as banking, fund management and aircraft leasing – are now…

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