Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast
Improving Corporate Sustainability Reporting: SASB and IIRC Merger (+ What It Means)
Season 3, Ep. 61
How is the corporate sustainability reporting system going to evolve? Tune in our interview with Katie Schmitz Eulitt, Director of Investor Outreach at SASB, as she walks us through the key pillars of the upcoming SASB - IIRC merger.
Islamic Finance: The Alignment with ESG Investing
Season 3, Ep. 67
Join our latest episode with Umer Suleman and Mustafa Adil as they talk about Islamic Finance - financial inclusion, economic activity with wealth, equality and stewardship. What can Islamic finance offer ESG investors?Umer Suleman currently serves as the Head of Advisory Board for Wahed UK, the world's largest Islamic Fintech.He also sits on the board of the UKIFC and is the Business & Economics Advisor to the Islamic Council of Europe.Mustafa Adil is the Head of Islamic Finance, Data & Analytics for London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). He is responsible for leading the Islamic finance and Islamic markets business for the organization, providing knowledge solutions and bespoke services to support the continued growth and increasing depth of the Islamic finance industry.
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.