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Episode 92 | August 10, 2020

Companies that Prioritize Diversity & Transparency Outperform Peers

Yusuf George, Managing Director of Corporate Engagement, JUST Capital

George talks about the results of JUST Capital’s recent surveys on racial equity and workforce diversity, including how companies in the Russell 1000 Index disclose their workforce demographics. Strikingly, a small group of companies that disclose their demographics by race/ethnicity, gender, and job category have outperformed their peer groups by 6% (May 31, 2019 – […]

Episode 89 | July 20, 2020

Rocky Mountain Institute and the Banking Sector Unite on Climate Finance

Radhika Lalit, Director, Center for Climate Aligned-Finance, Rocky Mountain Institute

Lalit talks about Rocky Mountain Institute’s new Center for Climate-Aligned Finance, which is bringing the financial sector to the table to evaluate how to bring their portfolios into alignment with a zero-carbon future. The Center is collaborating with Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and other partners to develop an engagement […]

Episode 87 | June 22, 2020

Schroder’s ESG Funds Are Outperforming the Competition

Katherine Davidson, Portfolio Manager/Global Sector Specialist at Schroders

Davidson explains how those corporations with good customer relationships and more sustainable corporate cultures pre-pandemic are more resilient during the pandemic, starting at the Board level and including a strong investment in their employees.

Episode 83 | May 18, 2020

Envision Solar: Easy, Fast, Scalable EV Charging Solutions

Desmond Wheatley, President, CEO & Chairman of the Board at Envision Solar

Envision Solar International produces sustainable technology innovations for EV charging, outdoor media, and energy security. Wheatley explains how Envision’s portable charging stations are completely self-contained, and require no permits, installation or customer contact during delivery.

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