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A Man Group podcast series about what we are doing today to build a more sustainable world tomorrow. Each episode features a thought leader discussing an aspect of sustainability - its origin, evolution and relevance today - with Jason Mitchell, Co-Head of Responsible Investment at Man Group.

A Sustainable Futur‪e‬ Man Group - Jason Mitchell, Co-Head of Responsible Investment

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A Man Group podcast series about what we are doing today to build a more sustainable world tomorrow. Each episode features a thought leader discussing an aspect of sustainability - its origin, evolution and relevance today - with Jason Mitchell, Co-Head of Responsible Investment at Man Group.

    Alice Hill, Council on Foreign Relations, on Climate Resilience after Covid-19

    Alice Hill, Council on Foreign Relations, on Climate Resilience after Covid-19

    Alice Hill is the David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment at the Council on Foreign Relations. Her work at CFR focuses on the risks, consequences, and responses associated with climate change. Alice served as special assistant to President Barack Obama and senior director for resilience policy on the National Security Council staff where she led the development of national policy to build resilience to catastrophic risks, including climate change and biological threats. In 2020, Yale University awarded her the Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis. Her co-authored book, Building a Resilient Tomorrow, was published in 2019. And her next book, The Fight for Climate After COVID-19, is coming out this Spring.


    Want to learn more? Check out www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment for our latest research into responsible investment and how capital can effect real change.

    This podcast was recorded on 9 February 2021.

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    This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. Opinions expressed are those of the author and may not be shared by all personnel of Man Group plc ('Man'). These opinions are subject to change without notice, are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or invitation to make an investment in any financial instrument or in any product to which any member of Man's group of companies provides investment advisory or any other services. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements. Unless stated otherwise this information is communicated by Man Solutions Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. In the United States this material is presented by Man Investments Inc. ('Man Investments'). Man Investments is registered as a broker-dealer with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ('FINRA'). Man Investments is also a member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation ('SIPC'). Man Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc. ('Man Group'). The registrations and memberships in no way imply that the SEC, FINRA or SIPC have endorsed Man Investments. In the US, Man Investments can be contacted at 452 Fifth Avenue, 27th floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone (212) 649-6600.

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    ESG Investing - Luck Versus Skill? Duke University's Campbell Harvey Discusses

    ESG Investing - Luck Versus Skill? Duke University's Campbell Harvey Discusses

    Campbell Harvey is Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He’s a Fellow of the American Finance Association, serving as its President in 2016. Cam received the 2016 and 2015 Best Paper Awards from The Journal of Portfolio Management for his research on distinguishing luck from skill. From 2006 to 2012, he edited the Journal of Finance – the leading scientific journal in his field and one of the premier journals in the economic profession. Cam serves as an investment strategy advisor to Man Group. In January 2021, he was named “Quant of the Year” by the Journal of Portfolio Management for his outstanding contributions to the field of quantitative portfolio theory.

    Want to learn more? Check out www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment for our latest research into responsible investment and how capital can effect real change.

    You can find Campbell Harvey and his latest thoughts on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camharvey

    This podcast was recorded on 6 January 2021.

    Important information:
    This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. Opinions expressed are those of the author and may not be shared by all personnel of Man Group plc ('Man'). These opinions are subject to change without notice, are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or invitation to make an investment in any financial instrument or in any product to which any member of Man's group of companies provides investment advisory or any other services. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements. Unless stated otherwise this information is communicated by Man Solutions Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. In the United States this material is presented by Man Investments Inc. ('Man Investments'). Man Investments is registered as a broker-dealer with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ('FINRA'). Man Investments is also a member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation ('SIPC'). Man Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc. ('Man Group'). The registrations and memberships in no way imply that the SEC, FINRA or SIPC have endorsed Man Investments. In the US, Man Investments can be contacted at 452 Fifth Avenue, 27th floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone (212) 649-6600.

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    Raghuram Rajan, ex-RBI Governor, on the Overlooked Value of Community

    Raghuram Rajan, ex-RBI Governor, on the Overlooked Value of Community

    Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, discusses how the state, markets and the community have fared through the pandemic, the forces reshaping community, and how we can address inequality.

    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment

    This podcast was recorded on 19 November 2020.

    Important information:
    This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. Opinions expressed are those of the author and may not be shared by all personnel of Man Group plc ('Man'). These opinions are subject to change without notice, are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or invitation to make an investment in any financial instrument or in any product to which any member of Man's group of companies provides investment advisory or any other services. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements. Unless stated otherwise this information is communicated by Man Solutions Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. In the United States this material is presented by Man Investments Inc. ('Man Investments'). Man Investments is registered as a broker-dealer with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ('FINRA'). Man Investments is also a member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation ('SIPC'). Man Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc. ('Man Group'). The registrations and memberships in no way imply that the SEC, FINRA or SIPC have endorsed Man Investments. In the US, Man Investments can be contacted at 452 Fifth Avenue, 27th floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone (212) 649-6600.

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    • 45 min
    Paul Polman on Leadership, Purpose and Stakeholder Capitalism

    Paul Polman on Leadership, Purpose and Stakeholder Capitalism

    How can companies become effective forces for good? Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman joins Jason Mitchell on this episode of ‘A Sustainable Future’ podcast to discuss his new foundation Imagine and its mission to help businesses fight inequality and climate change. In this far-reaching conversation, Paul talks through how the multi-stakeholder model is driving a rethink of traditional shareholder-centrism and why strong leadership is vital not only in steering through the current crisis, but also long-term sustainability issues like climate change.

    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment

    This podcast was recorded on 09 September 2020.

    Important information:
    This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. Opinions expressed are those of the author and may not be shared by all personnel of Man Group plc ('Man'). These opinions are subject to change without notice, are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or invitation to make an investment in any financial instrument or in any product to which any member of Man's group of companies provides investment advisory or any other services. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements. Unless stated otherwise this information is communicated by Man Solutions Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. In the United States this material is presented by Man Investments Inc. ('Man Investments'). Man Investments is registered as a broker-dealer with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ('FINRA'). Man Investments is also a member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation ('SIPC'). Man Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc. ('Man Group'). The registrations and memberships in no way imply that the SEC, FINRA or SIPC have endorsed Man Investments. In the US, Man Investments can be contacted at 452 Fifth Avenue, 27th floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone (212) 649-6600.

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    Rodrigo Garcia, Illinois Deputy State Treasurer, on Leading From the Front

    Rodrigo Garcia, Illinois Deputy State Treasurer, on Leading From the Front

    How is the State of Illinois is embedding sustainability factors into its investment process? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Rodrigo Garcia, Deputy State Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer for the Illinois State Treasury, how sustainability is driving his allocation and diversification process, what the implications could be for the Department of Labor rule proposals around ESG and why it’s vital to improve access to capital to address the disproportional socio-economic impacts of the pandemic.

    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment

    This podcast was recorded on 09 September 2020.

    Important information:
    This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. Opinions expressed are those of the author and may not be shared by all personnel of Man Group plc ('Man'). These opinions are subject to change without notice, are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or invitation to make an investment in any financial instrument or in any product to which any member of Man's group of companies provides investment advisory or any other services. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements. Unless stated otherwise this information is communicated by Man Solutions Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. In the United States this material is presented by Man Investments Inc. ('Man Investments'). Man Investments is registered as a broker-dealer with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ('FINRA'). Man Investments is also a member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation ('SIPC'). Man Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc. ('Man Group'). The registrations and memberships in no way imply that the SEC, FINRA or SIPC have endorsed Man Investments. In the US, Man Investments can be contacted at 452 Fifth Avenue, 27th floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone (212) 649-6600.

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    Andrew McDowell, EIB VP, and How the EU’s Climate Bank is Financing the Future

    Andrew McDowell, EIB VP, and How the EU’s Climate Bank is Financing the Future

    How is the European Investment Bank (‘EIB’) positioning itself as the EU’s climate bank? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Andrew McDowell, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, why the EU Recovery Plan represents Europe’s Roosevelt New Deal moment and what wider EU sustainable finance legislative efforts are doing to reinforce the EIB’s climate objectives.

    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment

    This podcast was recorded on 1 July 2020.

    Important information:
    This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part. Opinions expressed are those of the author and may not be shared by all personnel of Man Group plc ('Man'). These opinions are subject to change without notice, are for information purposes only and do not constitute an offer or invitation to make an investment in any financial instrument or in any product to which any member of Man's group of companies provides investment advisory or any other services. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements. Unless stated otherwise this information is communicated by Man Solutions Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority. In the United States this material is presented by Man Investments Inc. ('Man Investments'). Man Investments is registered as a broker-dealer with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ('SEC') and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ('FINRA'). Man Investments is also a member of Securities Investor Protection Corporation ('SIPC'). Man Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc. ('Man Group'). The registrations and memberships in no way imply that the SEC, FINRA or SIPC have endorsed Man Investments. In the US, Man Investments can be contacted at 452 Fifth Avenue, 27th floor, New York, NY 10018, Telephone (212) 649-6600.

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Great podcast with great discussions on thought provoking topics.

A great resource touching on many of the important topics that will drive company performance over the coming decades.

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Wide ranging and very informative series.

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Very informative podcast covering a wide breath of interesting and exciting topics. Each guest is an expert in their respective field and brings unique insights to every episode. I’d highly recommend to anyone interested in ESG issues or sustainability!

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