Insights from the President of Parnassus Investments
By Benjamin E. Allen, President, Parnassus Investments and a portfolio manager for the Parnassus Core Equity Fund
As President of Parnassus Investments, I often think about what responsible investing might look like over the coming decades. The future is anchored in the past, so I believe the best way to begin an answer to this question is with a look back at the early years of responsible investing.
Just about a month ago, Bloomberg held the topping out ceremony for our new London building. This building sits in the heart of the City of London and is an important symbol of our future growth in Europe and globally.
The building has a unique design and is re-defining the workplace of the future.
From foundation to finishes, the craftsmanship and thoughtfulness going into this structure represents our culture and continual innovation.
Bloomberg may be the new kid in town when it comes to San Francisco’s hot tech scene, but the global business and financial information and news provider is no start-up. That’s abundantly clear when you see its sophisticated new R&D offices in the South of Market (SoMA) neighborhood: no foosball tables, beer taps or Velcro walls here, thank you very much.