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Episode 62 | November 11, 2019

Renewables Expert Peter Fusaro Says Clean Energy Has Arrived

Peter Fusaro, Senior Advisor to AV Group Ltd.

Fusaro shares key findings from his research: (1) renewables are now affordable, with costs declining 40-90%, (2) U.S. corporate buying of renewable energy has doubled in the last two years, and (3) renewables are great investments for pension funds.

Episode 55 | August 4, 2019

2019 FTSE Russell Smart Beta Survey: Interest in ESG Rising

Tony Campos, Director ESG Product Management Americas for FTSE Russell

Campos discusses the growing interest of global asset owners in combining Smart Beta with ESG for risk management.

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 45 | May 20, 2019

Generating Alpha Through Active Portfolio Management at Brown Advisory

Karina Funk, Partner, Portfolio Manager, and Head of Sustainable Investing at Brown Advisory

Funk shares her three criteria for choosing companies with sustainable business advantages (SBAs) for the Brown Advisory Large Cap Sustainable Growth Portfolio, which invests in companies that will thrive in a resource-constrained world.

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.

Episode 31 | January 28, 2019

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Build the Business Ecosystem of the Future

Danielle Kayembe, CEO and Founder, GreyFire Impact

Kayembe, a female futurist and serial entrepreneur who works on projects at the intersection of women, technology and social impact, tells us how her company advises female founders on scaling their businesses,  raising capital and seizing opportunities that the male-centered investment ecosystem is unprepared to understand.

Episode 28 | January 7, 2019

Is a Decline in Shareholder Trust Negatively Affecting Revenue Growth and EBITDA?

Jessica Long, Managing Director, Strategy & Sustainability, Accenture

Long and I discuss research from the Competitive Agility Index about the impact to revenue growth and EBITDA in both B2B and B2C companies following a decline in stakeholder trust.

Episode 23 | November 21, 2018

MSPI: The World’s First Social Performance Index

Bonnie Lyn de Bartok, CEO, MacCormick

de Bartok describes how she developed the world’s first Social Performance Index, the MSPI, which measures companies’ social performance against best practices standards and in relation to their financial performance.  

Episode 22 | November 12, 2018

Risk Analysis in Public and Private Markets

Ian Simm, Founder, CEO Impacts Asset Management

Simms shares how to address 3 shortcomings of risk analysis in public and private market investing.  

Episode 21 | November 6, 2018

Ethical Markets Media and the SDGs

Hazel Henderson, Founder, Ethical Markets Media

Henderson brings her 40 years of foresight, insight, and integrity to a discussion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  

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