27 min

Turning ESG commitments into actions HSBC Talks Business

    • Entrepreneurship

As part of our Business Plan for the Planet series, Kelly Fisher talks to two leaders in sustainability in their respective industries about their ESG strategies, what’s driving their approach and what the benefits are for their many stakeholders.
Juan Pablo Ibarra, COO of Mercon Group, shares insight into his farmer to customer programs, which turn the company’s ESG commitments into real actions that benefit communities and the sustainability of raw materials. Meanwhile Matt Borys, Treasurer & Head of Capital Markets at Atlas Corp (Parent company of Seaspan), describes the cross-functional approach the business is taking to marry their operational and ESG strategies. With both companies utilising green finance to support their ambitions, the podcast also considers how important the transition phase is for businesses undertaking ESG commitments.
This episode is part of HSBC’s Business Plan for the Planet podcast mini-series, which focuses on ESG insights. Hear from experts whose work is at the heart of sustainability-linked trends and opportunities, as well as from businesses that are delivering change for a better future for us all. 
To find out more about HSBC’s Business Plan for the Planet, click here. Visit the Canada and US site to know more about their market-specific Business Plan for the Planet initiatives.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

As part of our Business Plan for the Planet series, Kelly Fisher talks to two leaders in sustainability in their respective industries about their ESG strategies, what’s driving their approach and what the benefits are for their many stakeholders.
Juan Pablo Ibarra, COO of Mercon Group, shares insight into his farmer to customer programs, which turn the company’s ESG commitments into real actions that benefit communities and the sustainability of raw materials. Meanwhile Matt Borys, Treasurer & Head of Capital Markets at Atlas Corp (Parent company of Seaspan), describes the cross-functional approach the business is taking to marry their operational and ESG strategies. With both companies utilising green finance to support their ambitions, the podcast also considers how important the transition phase is for businesses undertaking ESG commitments.
This episode is part of HSBC’s Business Plan for the Planet podcast mini-series, which focuses on ESG insights. Hear from experts whose work is at the heart of sustainability-linked trends and opportunities, as well as from businesses that are delivering change for a better future for us all. 
To find out more about HSBC’s Business Plan for the Planet, click here. Visit the Canada and US site to know more about their market-specific Business Plan for the Planet initiatives.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27 min