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Episode 59 | October 7, 2019

Green Alpha Advisors Invests in Next Economy Leaders

Betsy Moszeter, Chief Operating Officer at Green Alpha Advisors

Moszeter talks about the 10th anniversary of the Next Economy Index SMA portfolio and its competitive returns since the 2008 launch.

Episode 53 | July 14, 2019

2019 SDG Advocates Raise Awareness for the UN’s Sustainability Agenda

Robert Skinner, Executive Director at UN Office for Partnerships

Skinner talks about the 2019 class of SDG advocates recently appointed by the Secretary General to highlight achieving the UN SDG’s agenda for peace and prosperity for people and the planet.

Episode 52 | July 9, 2019

30 Years of ESG Investing at Neuberger Berman

Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing at Neuberger Berman

Bailey, Neuberger Berman’s second generation leader of ESG investing, talks about the firm’s 30 years of competitive performance in active portfolio management.

Episode 44 | May 13, 2019

Growing Impact Investing and Reducing Greenwashing

Gil Crawford, CEO MicroVest

Impact investing is growing fast but greenwashing is increasing due to lack of regulatory oversight. Crawford brings his 25 years of experience in micro finance and the capital markets to this discussion of the World Bank’s newly launched operating principles designed to reduce greenwashing in the impact investing landscape.  

Episode 37 | March 16, 2019

ESG Metrics and Shareholder Advocacy Drive Appleseed’s Top Performance on Morningstar World Allocation

Matt Blume, Portfolio Manager and Head of ESG Research, Appleseed Capital

APPLX ended 2018 with performance in the top 5% of Morningstar’s World Allocation category for 1, 3 and 10 years. Blume tells us how shareholder advocacy can influence the integration of ESG metrics into the long term value creation of companies owned in the Appleseed Fund (APPLX), for which his firm is the adviser.

Episode 34 | February 23, 2019

Beyond Risk & Return: Purpose Driven Investment at Bernstein

Michael Lear, Vice President & CFA, Bernstein Private Wealth Management

After two decades integrating impact and values-driven purpose into equity and fixed income portfolio strategies for entrepreneurs, foundations and family offices, Lear is a man on a mission: using public and private capital market funding to help his clients achieve sustainable investment goals.

Episode 29 | January 10, 2019

Funding Municipal Infrastructure through the UN Capital Development Fund

Jaffer Marchano, Global Program Manager of Municipal Investment Finance (MIF) Program in New York

Marchano, municipal finance expert with the UNCDF, talks about the upcoming launch of the International Municipal Development Fund and how investors can address climate risk issues in developing countries.

Episode 11 | August 9, 2018

SDG-related Investment Opportunities

Holly Ruxin, CEO and founder, Montcalm TCR

UN Sustainable Development Goal-related investment opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon economy are expanding rapidly. Hear how you can take advantage of these opportunities from Holly Ruxin, CEO and founder of Montcalm TCR, a certified B Corp wealth management firm

Episode 10 | July 29, 2018

SDG #2: Zero Hunger

John Streur, CEO, Calvert Research and Management

Streur brings his 25 years of leadership in sustainable investment to bear on UN Sustainable Development Goal #2: Zero Hunger. How can investors help to achieve this goal during a period of explosive global population growth?

Episode 9 | July 18, 2018

SDG #12: Sustainable Consumption and Production

Maureen Kline, VP Public Affairs and Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America

UN Sustainable Development Goal #12: Sustainable consumption and production—where the rubber meets the road. Kline explains how the tires on your car today could be the road you drive on in the future!

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