100 episodes

Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field, driven by billions of dollars in global investment. Join hosts Michael Torrance, Jonathan Hackett and others in this podcast series, as we introduce you to the innovative minds and diverse perspectives that are pushing the boundaries in sustainability good practice. With topics ranging from climate change to sustainable finance and green bonds to human rights and responsible investing, we explore the world of corporate sustainability through interviews with corporate practitioners, investors, scholars and the NGO community.

Sustainability Leaders BMO Financial Group

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    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field, driven by billions of dollars in global investment. Join hosts Michael Torrance, Jonathan Hackett and others in this podcast series, as we introduce you to the innovative minds and diverse perspectives that are pushing the boundaries in sustainability good practice. With topics ranging from climate change to sustainable finance and green bonds to human rights and responsible investing, we explore the world of corporate sustainability through interviews with corporate practitioners, investors, scholars and the NGO community.

    Climate Change Risk for US REITs

    Climate Change Risk for US REITs

    In this special episode from BMO’s IN Tune Podcast, host Camilla Sutton is joined by Doug Morrow and Juan Sanabria to discuss the key findings from their recent note on climate change impacts on US real estate companies.

    • 16 min
    EV Acceleration: The IRA's Value Chain Strategy with BCG

    EV Acceleration: The IRA's Value Chain Strategy with BCG

    Learn about the implications of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) when it comes to the EV transition and the importance of building out robust supply chains. Katie Shuter, Climate Change and Sustainability Analyst with the BMO Climate Institute is joined by Nathan Niese, BCG Global Lead for Electric Vehicles, to discuss this evolving topic.

    • 29 min
    COP27 in Focus: What to Expect From this Year’s UN Climate Change Conference

    COP27 in Focus: What to Expect From this Year’s UN Climate Change Conference

    Between rising global tensions and economic uncertainty, this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) may be a more subdued affair, but investors have become acutely aware of the financial impacts of climate change and the importance of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Listen to our BMO experts as they discuss what to expect from this year’s UN Climate Change Conference.

    • 23 min
    Public Policy and the Energy Transition: Howard Learner in Conversation

    Public Policy and the Energy Transition: Howard Learner in Conversation

    Aaron Engen, Vice Chair of Investment & Corporate Banking and Co-Head of the Energy Transition group at BMO Capital Markets, sat down with Howard Learner, Executive Director of Environmental Law & Policy Center, at the inaugural Transition Think Summit in Phoenix, Arizona, earlier this month, where leaders from the private and public spheres came together to discuss climate change solutions. Aaron and Howard discussed the role of public policy in the Energy Transition and where it must intersect with technology and innovation to help pave the road to net zero by 2050.

    • 32 min
    Electric Vehicle Economics

    Electric Vehicle Economics

    The growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market is critical to the transition toward net zero. BMO Chief Sustainability Officer Michael Torrance is joined by BMO Economist Erik Johnson, who focuses on the transformation of the auto sector and tracking the evolution of demand and supply of the zero-emissions vehicle.

    • 23 min
    The Voluntary Carbon Market: New Report by BMO Equity Research

    The Voluntary Carbon Market: New Report by BMO Equity Research

    In this special episode from the BMO IN Tune Podcast, our BMO experts discuss the Voluntary Carbon markets, including why they are important, what they are used for, how pricing works, and everything else that is critical for investors to understand.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great Show!

Michael, Jonathan, and David, hosts of the Sustainability Leaders podcast, highlight all aspects of sustainability and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Arlie K ,

Inspiring!

No matter the topic, I take away valuable information from every episode! The conversations cultivated on Sustainability Leaders make me feel hopeful about the future. It's a must-listen!

J. Barshop ,

I love discovering new ideas here

It’s obvious Michael, Jonathan and David put extraordinary effort in covering salient topics and finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world - the insights they bring to bear is still mind-blowing Every. Single. Time.

No matter the subject, you’re guaranteed to gain something from every episode - can’t recommend Sustainability Leaders enough 🙌

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