Investing responsibly for alpha“We are insanely prudent”, says Mikael Spångberg, CEO of Brummer & Partner’s multi strategy fund in describing the firm’s characteristics.
Brummer & Partners, founded in Stockholm in 1996, is a leading European hedge fund manager that brings together portfolio managers pursuing different investment strategies in a single corporate group.
Spångberg was asked to talk about the future of investing and explains the need for investment diversification and highlights how risk adjusted returns and responsible investments are even more key into the new decade.
“In the end, it is about being flexible and able to evolve, to keep control over risk levels and to create value for investors in a responsible way”, Spångberg states.
The future of data utilisationJumptuit provides intelligent searching for data empowerment
Jumptuit Founder, Chairman and CEO Donald Leka addresses how the decentralization and democratization of data will augment the abilities of individuals and their encompassing communities, resulting in smarter citizens, smarter businesses and smarter government services. Jumptuit improves the quality of life of individuals with smart data and insights that can only be derived from a broad and deep spectrum of dynamic cross-market sector data.
Jumptuit’s Acuity Engine generates insights driven by the unique characteristics of individuals, communities, businesses, cities and regions, improving the formation and implementation of public policy. Jumptuit’s smart data solutions are designed to benefit established cities with older infrastructure and developing cities and regions, always taking into account their distinct characteristics. Jumptuit Smart City addresses the challenges created by growing urban populations while propelling economic growth and environmental stability.
Enhancing Transit for the FutureCreating intelligence, safety, and efficiency in public transit
Luminator Tech Group has joined TBD Media Group to take part in the Davos 2020
Luminator Technology Group (Luminator) delivers a fully integrated, cost-effective, and
reliable suite of technology solutions that deliver intelligence, safety, and efficiency to
Combining strategic engineering, product development and smart acquisitions, Luminator is
aiming to connect transit passengers to vital information while supporting the operational
objectives of efficient transit operations. More importantly, they do this sustainably,
building products and solutions that last, and are able to withstand harsh temperatures and
Safety is one very significant social issue and one that is getting more attention in public
transportation. Driver, passenger, and even community safety are a top priority. One of the
ways Luminator is continuing to invest in development is through strategic partnerships
with customers, local police, and other law enforcement organizations to determine how
they can use video and other data points in the transit system to create a more secure
Joining us in Davos, they’ll be discussing how they are developing solutions to enhance the
intelligence, safety and efficiency of transit in response to rising populations and the
urgency of climate action.
Ecolog International – Sustainable Growth in Difficult Environments
Ali Vezvaei is new to the job of Group CEO of global supply and logistics provider, Ecolog International but he was amazed to see the company’s start-up spirit sustained 20 years into operational excellence and a company spirit built around a simple tenet: failure is not an option.
Ecolog is used to operating in difficult environments; the company started as support to peacekeeping forces in Kosovo and has grown into a multi-million-pound organisation. The company has ‘learned through doing’ and has used their experience to incorporate strategies, solutions and technology into their operational methods.
Ecolog currently operates in four main areas, in logistics, energy, support services and peacekeeping. These areas of focus have led the company to work around the globe with prominent institutions like the United Nations and to garner a reputation as a partner with the ability to operate in record time.
With 20 years of experience, Ecolog understands the importance of integrity and the need to demonstrate to clients that Ecolog will act in a transparent and sustainable manner while going above and beyond in their commitment to providing a good service.
However, with operations in 40 countries, with 150 locations and currently 1,100 active projects, a crucial area of importance for Ecolog is to ensure that its staff are looked after. With over 10,000 employees around the world, the company works hard at an executive level to ensure that the health and wellbeing of their employees is attended to, while implementing a rotation system for employees so that the company ethos and experience is beneficial to all locations.
Ecolog’s work means the company has started being associated with under-developed countries; this has had a profound effect on the company’s priorities. “We have seen first-hand what it does to communities and how it does impact the global community.” Explains Ali Vezvaei, “It’s not only the location that suffers, it’s also the implications and ramifications of that suffering that spreads across the world. The refugees, the mass migrations and so on, and so forth, these are the simple by-products of lack of development.”
Ecolog has become a signing partner to the UN’s global company and directly supports the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This manifests in a very active and sustainable CSR (Corporate, Social, Governance) where Ecolog builds schools, trains communities and ensures that development occurs in each area the company operates in.
Ecolog’s story is one of growth and responsibility. The company is very aware of its success but is committed to using that success to have a positive impact on the world and its people.