Canada's ESG Arena: Spotting Positive Trends Despite Crisis + Best Vector for Impact Investors
Season 2, Ep. 25
The global crisis does not seem to trigger a decline in sustainable finance. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Tune in the interview with Dustyn Lanz, CEO at the Responsible Investment Association, and Kelly Gauthier, Managing Director at Rally Assets, to learn more about the current situation in Canada and explore timely tips for impact investors.
Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) - Untapped Sources for Social Impact Investment?
Season 2, Ep. 25
DAFs have exploded in recent years with well over a hundred billion dollars in assets as of May 2020. Yet, it remains a largely untapped source of social impact investment, and it's getting especially relevant during the COVID-19 crisis and growing attention to investing in healthcare. Discover our interview with Rick Davis (LOHAS Advisors) to learn more.
COVID-19 Lessons: How to Measure "S" and "G" in ESG?
Season 2, Ep. 24
With the current crisis, we can expect a greater focus on the "S" and "G" parts of ESG. But can ethical labor be considered financially material? Is there an overlap between social metrics and governance metrics?And what are the top 3 components that investors should look at when considering social and governance factors? Explore our interview with Guillaume Mascotto, Vice President and Head of ESG at American Century Investments.
ESG and Long-Term Planning Can Play a Pivotal Role in the Post-Crisis Recovery
Season 2, Ep. 23
What role ESG, long-term planning and sustainable funds will play in the post-crisis recovery? How can they help us prevent similar economic and business shocks? Tune in to hear our interview with Helene Li, the founder of GoImpact (+ learn about the projections for the sustainable finance in Asia)
Corporate Governance & Black Swan Events: Implications for Institutional Investors
Season 2, Ep. 22
Can corporate governance make a difference in how we handle the current crisis and similar scenarios in the future? And what are the key aspects that institutional investors be should aware of? Find out more in our interview with Andrew Droste.Additional resources:JUSTCapital:https://justcapital.com/news/capitalism-meets-coronavirus-how-companies-are-responding/WSJ:https://www.wsj.com/graphics/whos-hiring-whos-firing-how-firms-are-reacting-to-coronavirus/Corporate Governance report by Refinitiv - https://www.refinitiv.com/en/resources/special-report/corporate-governance-analysis
[Current Crisis] Social Bonds Can Be the Solution: 3 Reasons Why + How to Achieve it
Season 2, Ep. 21
What are social bonds and can they help solve the current crisis and assist with post-crisis recovery? Find out why and how can investors act and what's the forecast - explore our interview with Chris Wigley, a fixed income specialist and portfolio manager.
The Green Bond Opportunity & Current Crisis: What's Different Now?
Season 2, Ep. 20
The current market volatilityand COVID-19 crisis have also created unprecedented opportunities for fixed income markets and specifically - for investing in green bonds. Find out what's different now and which plan of action and post-crisis roadmap to adopt - explore the interview with Ulf G. Erlandsson, CIO at Diem Green Credit.