Podcast that highlights how environment, social + governance (#ESG) benefits shareholders, stakeholders + the future of our planet. Notable individuals are interviewed to provide thought leadership, best practices and anecdotes about this fast-changing space.
Hosted by Kendall Titchener.
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Alyssa Barry is a Principal and Co-Founder at irlabs. She has over 15-years of investor relations, capital markets and corporate communications experience. An activist by nature, she has raised over $1 billion of capital, led some of Canada’s most successful activism campaigns, managed M&A transactions and enhanced board governance frameworks. She was formerly Head of Strategy – Operations and Communications at Artis REIT, Vice-President of Capital Markets and Communications at Sandpiper Group and Manager, Investor Relations at Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. In this episode we explore the link between shareholder activism and ESG.
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Canada’s Indigenous Economy
Jeffrey Cyr is the Managing Partner at Raven Indigenous Capital Partners. He brings an Indigenous approach to venture capital and investment management, combined with innovation in social finance tools for Indigenous communities in Canada. In this episode we discuss the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Indigenous economy in Canada.
Christina Salmhofer is a Sustainability Strategist at the City of Stockholm. She works in sustainable urban development to help government and industry achieve sustainability goals. Her current focus is the Stockholm Royal Seaport, one of the largest urban development areas in Sweden and Europe. In 2009, Stockholm City Council decided that Stockholm Royal Seaport would become fossil fuel free, and be a role model for sustainable urban development. In this episode we discuss how the city of Stockholm is integrating sustainability and ESG into its urban planning and infrastructure strategy.
ESG Certifications and Designations
Helle Bank Jørgensen is a globally recognized sustainability, climate change, and ESG advisor with 30 years of experience helping global companies and investors turn sustainability into strong and reliable financial results. She’s worked with hundreds of world-leading companies, including IKEA, Nike, and Shell. Helle is the CEO of Competent Boards, which offers the global online ESG Competent Boards Certificate & Designation Program. In this episode we discuss ESG certifications and designations.
The Just Transition to a Net-Zero Economy
Elizabeth Shirt is a recognized energy, sustainability, and clean technology expert. She has spent her career working with industry, innovators, investors, governments and environmental organizations in pursuit of the policy, technical, financial and cultural solutions that will help accelerate a cleaner, more sustainable future. As Managing Director of GLOBE Series, she leads a passionate and highly skilled team that convenes the innovators and changemakers who are accelerating the clean economy. In this episode we discuss the just transition to a net-zero economy. Use the code GREENBULL10 for a discount to #GLOBECapital 2021 April 13-15
Careers in ESG
Pras Gengatharan is an Investment Specialist with a deep understanding of equities, the construction of investment portfolios and the implementation of strategies for effective portfolio management. He spent 12 years at JPMorgan Asset Management, where he was a Vice President in International Equities and now works in Sustainability at Deloitte UK. Pras lives in the United Kingdom, where he has been collaborating with think tanks, policymakers and activist investors using his expert insights into the world of investment management. In this episode we discuss careers in ESG.