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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 51 | July 3, 2019

Hazel Henderson and Tim Nash Present the 2019 Green Transition Scoreboard

Hazel Henderson, Founder and President, Ethical Markets Media and Tim Nash, The Sustainable Economist and Founder of Good Investing

Henderson and Nash talk about the main focus of this year’s Green Transition Scoreboard: Transitioning to Science-Based Investing.

Episode 47 | June 3, 2019

AB’s Municipal Impact Strategy Delivers Performance and Opportunity

Eric Glass, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Impact Strategy at AllianceBernstein

Listen to the story of how Glass created AllianceBernstein’s Municipal Impact Strategy to invest in underserved and low-socio-economic status communities. Glass explains how investing healthcare, education, mass transit, water/waste water and renewable energy infrastructure can generate a 4% tax-exempt yield on investment.

Episode 46 | May 30, 2019

New Challenges, New Opportunities: The 2019 US SIF Conference

Lisa Woll, CEO at US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment

Woll discusses hot topics on the agenda for this year’s conference, like potential changes in the Department of Labor guidelines for ESG investment strategies in ERISA-governed retirement plans and this year’s key advocacy initiatives being deployed by the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance.

Episode Webinar | April 16, 2019

Climate Risk 2019: Global Capital Markets and Public Policy Options

Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF; Jeff Gitterman, Co-founding Partner, Gitterman Wealth Management; Claudine Schneider, Founding President & former U.S. Congresswoman, Solar Alliance; Francis Condon, Executive Director - Sustainable & Impact Investing, UBS Asset Management

From 1998 to 2017 the global economic cost of climate-related disasters skyrocketed 151% over the previous 20 year period to $2.25 trillion. Join our expert panelists for a discussion about future climate risk assessment options for companies, investors, financial advisors and policymakers.

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