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What can we do to build a more sustainable world? 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

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What can we do to build a more sustainable world? 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.

    Nick O’Donohoe, CDC Group, and the Future of Impact Investing

    Nick O’Donohoe, CDC Group, and the Future of Impact Investing

    The ability to absorb risk and be truly ‘additional’ in the world of impact investing sets development finance institutions apart from markets. Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Nick O’Donohoe, CEO of CDC Group, on how institutions are providing much-needed liquidity and capital during the pandemic and why investor action on climate and the Sustainable Development Goals (‘SDGs’) is vital to advancing the development agenda.

    In this far-reaching episode, Nick discusses the roots of impact investing, the popularisation of impact investing and the SDGs, the dearth of venture capital that’s needed to support young entrepreneurs and digital businesses, and how DFIs can move towards higher risk projects.

    You can find the full transcript of this episode and more information about responsible investing at Man Group here.

    • 36 min
    Faith Ward, Brunel Pension Partnership, on the Race to Net Zero

    Faith Ward, Brunel Pension Partnership, on the Race to Net Zero

    What does the race to net zero carbon emissions represent for the investment community? And how can investor network initiatives like the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (‘IIGCC’) develop meaningful investment frameworks to support it?Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Faith Ward, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Brunel Pension Partnership, why it’s so important for investors to work alongside government, corporates and civil society to reach net zero if we’re going to make the Paris Agreement a reality. For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment This podcast was recorded on 23 Feb 2021.

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

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

    How will the climate agenda change under the new Biden administration? Listen to Jason Mitchell talk with Alice Hill, Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations and former special assistant to President Obama, about how the White House will govern on climate through regulation and executive orders; what opportunities exist to reframe climate change as a national security issue; and why the US must rebuild its leadership position in climate security.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 9 Feb 2021.

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

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

    Is ESG investment performance one of luck or skill? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Campbell Harvey, Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, why purported claims around ESG performance are perhaps misguided, how the academic world is grappling with statistical evidence, and what makes a systemic risk like climate change so compelling for future research.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 6 Jan 2021.

    • 43 min
    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 Dec 2020.

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

    Paul Polman, former Unilever CEO, 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 9 September 2020.

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Customer Reviews

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42 Ratings

42 Ratings

PaulD127 ,

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.

BobbyKdy ,

Excellent Podcast

Wide ranging and very informative series.

Andrew Tickell ,

Highly recommend

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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