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Episode 141 | January 23, 2022

Schwab Asset Management Launches First Proprietary ESG ETF

Malik Sievers, Head of ESG strategy at Schwab Asset Management

In November 2021 the Schwab Ariel ESG ETF began trading on the NYSE under the symbol SAEF. Malik Sievers, Head of ESG strategy at Schwab Asset Management talks about their first-ever proprietary ESG ETF and its collaboration with Ariel Investments, LLC, the fund’s sub-adviser and a pioneer in ESG and value-based investing. The ETF market […]

Episode 126 | October 18, 2021

Why Investors Are Pouring Money into Green Bonds

Samantha Palm, Portfolio Manager, Parnassus Fixed Income Fund

After years of expectations, investors are finally pouring money into Green Bonds. Why is this happening now? On today’s program I talk to an expert in green fixed income asset management. Samantha Palm is Portfolio Managerof the Parnassus Fixed Income Fund. Parnassus Investments has been a pioneer in green fixed income investing since 1992. We […]

Episode 122 | July 20, 2021

AI and Machine Learning Revolutionize ESG Analytics

Patrick Uribe, CEO of Util

If you’re an asset manager or investor, how would you like to be able to go through the roughly 150 million studies out there, and compare them with each other to target specific ESG data? My guest, Patrick Uribe, is the CEO of Util, a FinTech startup that uses Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to […]

Episode 121 | July 13, 2021

The New Industrial Revolution: ECOZ Wins Best ESG ETF for 2020

Linda Zhang, Founder and CEO of Purview Investments

The ETF that Zhang manages and subadvises for, ECOZ, won the best new ESG ETF for 2020. We talk about how ECOZ’s carbon footprint is 85% lower than the S&P 500 Index. Zhang looks for companies that are focused on economic policy, corporate demand for clean energy, and significantly lower technology costs. These factors drive […]

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