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Jane Thostrup Jagd

​Dr. Jane Thostrup Jagd is a Lead Researcher for Center for ESG Research, a Danish think tank, which works to ensure better non-financial information to investors and better ways for the investors to work with the non-financial data. The Center for ESG Research collaborates both nationally and internationally with a number of key actors, e.g.; World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), FSR - Danish Auditors, the CFA Association, Finance Denmark, Nasdaq Nordic, and not the least the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), where Jane has been a member of the Technical Working Group since 2013.

Dr. Jagd has previously worked for one of the world’s largest conglomerates, A.P. Moller-Maersk with over 1,000 affiliates. She has amongst others moved their ESG data collection from Group Sustainability to Group Accounting and into the financial consolidation tool, established a control framework, and a Sustainability GAAP, whereby the ESG data quality increased from “poor” to “good” in 4 months – auditor verified.