Rachel Robasciotti and Adasina Social Capital believe in bold, decisive action to make large scale, systemic change throughout the financial system. This requires the interlocking of four levers: People, Investments, Campaigns and Education. Adasina works with community social justice organizations to define the criteria that guide the firm’s investments. Robasciotti then mobilizes other investors to […]
Hughey Newsome is in transition, out of public service as CFO of Wayne County, Michigan and into the role of CFO at Piston Group, a private investment platform founded in 1996 by auto industry magnate and NBA champion Vinnie Johnson. Newsome is on a mission within the automotive sector to grow EV demand to critical […]
Drum discusses the enormous potential for sustainable and green sovereign fixed income markets, especially given that 40% of global sovereign wealth fund assets are owned by less than 6% of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) signatories in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
After two decades and with almost $20 billion in AUM, Impax’s investment thesis is driven by cost reductions in renewable energy technologies and government commitments to reduce CO2 emissions by the UK and the EU, as well as by “We Are Still In” member states, cities, and companies in the US.
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.
Henderson and Nash talk about the main focus of this year’s Green Transition Scoreboard: Transitioning to Science-Based Investing.
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.
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.
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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