Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast
Why We Need To Talk About ESG Ratings: Breaking Through The Noise
Season 3, Ep. 54
Using ESG data is key to making truly sustainable (and profitable) decisions. But is it enough to rely on off-the-shelf rating services? Tune in our interview with Andrew Cave, Head of Governance and Sustainability at Baillie Gifford.
The Market Correction Possibility & ESG Investing
Season 3, Ep. 76
Welcoming back our first ever podcast guest, Nikita Singhal, who is the Co-Head of Sustainable Investment & ESG at Lazard Asset Management. Nikita oversees the firm's ESG integration strategy and co-chairs the firm’s ESG Steering Group and sits on the firm’s Proxy Voting Committee. She also leads client engagement and thought leadership on ESG topics.We're hearing a lot about the possibility of a market correction in the near term - what does this mean for ESG investing and what are the effects on ESG portfolios? What do investors need to think about, especially in this low-yield environment?
Why ESG in the Credit Markets is not "Niche"
Season 3, Ep. 75
We welcome Agnes Gourc, Head of Sustainable Capital Markets at BNP Paribas, as she joins Keesa to explore why she strongly believes ESG in the Credit Markets should not be considered "niche" markets. They also discuss the success factors and how education goes both ways between companies and investors and the importance of everyone speaking the same language when we talk about what we want to measure.
The Importance of Second-Chance Hiring: Employing People with Criminal Records
Season 3, Ep. 74
Jeffrey Korzenik is Chief Investment Strategist for one of America's largest commercial banks, responsiblefor the allocation guidance for over US$40 billion in investments.He is a leading expert on the reemployment of people with criminal records and the author ofthe new book, "Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community". Today, Keesa and Jeff discuss the topic and importance of second-chance hiring, how it is part of the overall 'S' in corporation's ESG responsibilities, the current data trends in relation to diversity and inclusion and much more.