David Czupryna
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David Czupryna, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

David has managed the Candriam Sustainable Equity Circular Economy strategy since December 2021, bringing his broad ESG experience to investors. Previously, he was Head of ESG Development at Candriam, where his role was to deliver Candriam’s unique blend of sustainability credentials and market wisdom to investors and market participants.  

Before joining Candriam, David led the growth of sustainable investment strategies in several European countries at Sycomore Asset Management and in Northern Europe at Erste Asset Management. David started his career in finance with BNP Paribas in London on the equity derivative structuring desk in 2007. 

David holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge specializing in finance and strategy as well as Masters degrees in political science from the Free University of Brussels and the Catholic University of Louvain. He is a CFA Charterholder.  

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ESG, SRI, David Czupryna, Circular Economy

Beyond Fossil Fuels: Why Green Investments Are Still the Future

After a challenging period for green investing, marked by rising interest rates, supply chain issues, and overcapacity, companies committed to building a sustainable world could remain an attractive long-term option for investors seeking both financial returns and positive impact.
Research Paper, Bastien Dublanc, David Czupryna, Equities, Water

Water: How to address the looming water crisis?

Water sustains not only human existence but the entire ecosystem. As the global population burgeons and climate change intensifies, bringing extreme water incidents from floods to droughts, the fragile balance between water supply and demand is increasingly strained.
Outlook 2023, David Czupryna, Bastien Dublanc

Accelerando: the tempo accelerates towards a Circular Economy

More and stronger forces are accelerating the move to a Circular Economy. For example, geopolitical tensions remind us that raw material security is at stake. Most importantly, Circularity is nothing short of a requirement to meet, or even approach, carbon emission goals. Accelerando!
Circular Economy, David Czupryna, ESG, SRI, Research Paper

Investing in the Circular Economy. We are all plastic now.

Perhaps like us, you are a bit frightened about all the news stories and the statistics – the plastic ‘eighth continent’ in the Pacific Ocean, using our natural resources more rapidly than they can be replaced.
Climate Action, Equities, ESG, SRI, Paulo Salazar, Galina Besedina, David Czupryna, Emerging Markets

ESG in EM Equities: Knitting it all together

25 years of experience in ESG, 25 years of experience in Emerging Markets Equities, and over 15 years of putting it all together. Doubling the Drivers of Performance : Historically, Emerging Markets have been the drivers of global growth. Times are changing - deglobalisation is the new trend – but EMs still are responsible for more than half of our global economic growth.

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