Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast
Handling Shipping Risks: the Mauritius Oil Spill Disaster & Lessons for Sustainable Investors
Season 2, Ep. 37
What are the key implications of the recent Mauritius Oil Spill Disaster? And how to manage the shipping risks associated with events of this kind? Hear from Jeanett Bergan, Head of Responsible Investments at the Norwegian pension fund KLP.
Supply Chain, Climate Change & Semiconductor Shortages: The Impact and Solutions
Season 3, Ep. 66
Happy Earth Day! Welcome back to a new episode with Bindiya Vakil, co-founder and CEO of Resilinc, a firm which provides supply chain resiliency to the enterprise. Tune in as they discuss supply chain turbulence, the impacts of climate change and possible solutions for companies that encounter these issues. Bindiya also talks about the semiconductor shortages - is there an end in sight?
The Best Opportunities are Made, Not Found: Goldman Sachs & Sustainable Finance
Season 3, Ep. 65
We are joined by Hugh Lawson, Global Head of ESG & Impact and Institutional at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and John Goldstein, Head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs.As we begin to see more engagement between investors and corporations in relation to sustainability, in this episode we discuss their insights into the future of investor opportunities, investing from a climate perspective, inclusive economic growth, the Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women initiative and more.Hugh is a member of the leadership team for Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Client Business with global responsibility for Institutional Client Strategy and the division’s Environmental, Social and Governance and Impact strategy. In addition, he is co-chair of the Asset Management Sustainability Council. Hugh was previously co-head of Alternative Capital Markets and co-head of Hedge Fund Strategies.John is the head of the Sustainable Finance Group, which is responsible for working across Goldman Sachs to deepen the firm's knowledge and grow it's capabilities in relation to inclusive growth and climate transition. He serves as chair of the Sustainable Finance Group Steering Group. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2015 as a managing director through the acquisition of Imprint Capital, which he co-founded in 2007, to help expand the firm's ESG and impact investing capabilities.
Sustainable Investing: The Pivot to Renewable Energy
Season 3, Ep. 64
Edward Mason is Director of Engagement and Impact Reporting at Generation Investment Management. In this episode, he explores the energy sector (specifically oil and gas) pivoting to renewable energy, company net zero goals, shareholder activism and the lead up to COP26. What themes and outcomes can sustainable investors expect?