32 episodes

Get inspired and get involved with abrdn’s podcast series where hosts speak with guests who are inspirational forces in sustainability. Tune into thought-provoking discussions on the sustainability themes that dominate today’s finance industry and innovations driving the future. 

Sustainability inspires abrdn

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Get inspired and get involved with abrdn’s podcast series where hosts speak with guests who are inspirational forces in sustainability. Tune into thought-provoking discussions on the sustainability themes that dominate today’s finance industry and innovations driving the future. 

    Impact in focus: Through the lens of public markets

    Impact in focus: Through the lens of public markets

    Fionna Ross invites Sarah Norris, Head of ESG in the abrdn Equities team, to discuss impact investing through the lens of public markets.

    • 13 min
    Climate transition: looking beyond a low-carbon portfolio

    Climate transition: looking beyond a low-carbon portfolio

    We built our climate transition investment team four years ago. Fionna Ross invites Samuel Grantham and Thomas Leys, Investment Directors in the abrdn Fixed Income team, to share their learnings and to discuss what lies ahead.

    • 20 min
    Financing on the wild side: rewilding as a nature-based solution

    Financing on the wild side: rewilding as a nature-based solution

    Amanda Young talks to Dr Jeremy Leggett, Founder and Executive Director at Highlands Rewilding, about the positive effects rewilding can have on nature, climate and society. As a social entrepreneur, author and climate campaigner, Jeremy has had an extensive and illustrious career. His expertise includes setting up businesses, advising governments, and campaigning for a greener world. Drawing on his experiences, Jeremy shares his insights about why he believes nature-based solutions wil...

    • 19 min
    Reshaping real estate assets to revitalise communities

    Reshaping real estate assets to revitalise communities

    Georgie Nelson invites Vivienne King and Andy Smith of The Good Economy to delve into the environmental and social aspects of real estate investments. Focusing on the residential sector and affordability, they examine various assets and their social impact. They also emphasise the financial industry's crucial role in driving responsible investing.

    • 33 min
    Sustainable horizons: evaluating COP28 and charting the path forward for climate action

    Sustainable horizons: evaluating COP28 and charting the path forward for climate action

    At COP28, there were positive outcomes with the continued recognition of 1.5 degrees as the North Star and the inclusion of fossil fuel phase-out in the final wording for the first time. Eva Cairns invites Faith Ward to discuss her valuable insights.

    • 42 min
    Aligning the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with business strategy

    Aligning the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with business strategy

    Samuel Bevan from abrdn’s emerging-market debt team talks to Sima Varsani of Helios Towers, a leading telecommunications infrastructure company. Sima discusses how Helios Towers integrates sustainability into its business strategy and how this aligns with the UN’s SDGs.

    • 27 min

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