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Michael Jantzi

Michael Jantzi

Michael Jantzi is a member of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) with 30 years’ experience in responsible investment and sustainable finance. He joined the ISSB from Morningstar, where he served as Managing Director of ESG Strategy. He is the founder and former CEO of Sustainalytics, an ESG research and ratings firm that grew to global market prominence under Michael’s leadership and was subsequently acquired by Morningstar in 2020.

In 1992, he founded Jantzi Research and led a multiple-company merger that formed Sustainalytics in 2009.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the Value Reporting Foundation, the Principles for Responsible Investment, and the MakeWay Foundation.

Mr Jantzi holds a Master of International Relations from Dalhousie University in Halifax.