100 episodes

The LSEG Sustainable Growth Podcast tackles important issues which intersect sustainability and finance, hosted by Jane Goodland, LSEG’s Group Head of Sustainability. We talk about some of the biggest issues of our time – from climate transition and investment, green infrastructure to greenwashing, natural capital, carbon markets, financial inclusion, equality and inclusion and more! We hear from leading experts from Microsoft, ISSB, IIGCC, Blackrock, IFAD, Women's World Banking, Climate Impact Partners, Planet Tracker, First Abu Dhabi Bank – and many more.

LSEG Sustainable Growth LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)

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The LSEG Sustainable Growth Podcast tackles important issues which intersect sustainability and finance, hosted by Jane Goodland, LSEG’s Group Head of Sustainability. We talk about some of the biggest issues of our time – from climate transition and investment, green infrastructure to greenwashing, natural capital, carbon markets, financial inclusion, equality and inclusion and more! We hear from leading experts from Microsoft, ISSB, IIGCC, Blackrock, IFAD, Women's World Banking, Climate Impact Partners, Planet Tracker, First Abu Dhabi Bank – and many more.

    Carine Smith Ihenacho: Responsible investing as a sovereign wealth fund

    Carine Smith Ihenacho: Responsible investing as a sovereign wealth fund

    As one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world, how is Norges Bank Investment Management planning for a sustainable future? Carine Smith Ihenacho, Chief Governance and Compliance Officer at Norges Bank Investment Management, joins us in this episode to discuss how they are generating returns in a responsible and transparent way including climate action plans, the importance of a long term outlook, and ESG risk management strategies.

    • 28 min
    Yuki Yasui: Mind the data gap, net zero transition planning in APAC

    Yuki Yasui: Mind the data gap, net zero transition planning in APAC

    How are APAC countries approaching the transition to net zero? In this episode, Yuki Yasui, Managing Director of the Asia Pacific Network of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) delves into the key focus areas, challenges and goals for the recently launched network, as well as how they help provide solutions to the three key gaps the finance sector currently faces. 

    • 28 min
    Robert Eccles: Pinpointing the material issues in ESG

    Robert Eccles: Pinpointing the material issues in ESG

    What constitutes a material ESG issue – and who decides? In this episode, Robert Eccles, Visiting Professor of Management Practice at Saïd Business School, Oxford University, dives into materiality, the distinction between sustainability and ESG and why views on ESG are so polarised in the US. Robert also tells us what he thinks is the difference between financial and ESG reporting, and how we can find common ground to more efficiently fight climate change.  

    • 18 min
    Jaakko Kooroshy: Solving the Scope 3 conundrum

    Jaakko Kooroshy: Solving the Scope 3 conundrum

    How can we keep Scope 3 emissions reporting consistent? With the launch of FTSE Russell’s latest research report ‘Scope for improvement: Solving the Scope 3 conundrum’, Jaakko Kooroshy, Global Head of Sustainable Investment Research at LSEG, unpacks the report’s findings including why Scope 3 emissions are so important for companies to measure and for investors to understand. Jaakko also explains why companies are confused about reporting, what should be considered a material category and how to drive better consistency for company reporting. Read the report here: Scope for improvement: Solving the Scope 3 conundrum | LSEG

    • 17 min
    David Atkin: Reimagining responsible investment, unveiling PRI's evolution

    David Atkin: Reimagining responsible investment, unveiling PRI's evolution

    David Atkin, CEO of the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), joins us this episode to discuss how PRI has evolved its strategic plans and received so much support from the investor community since its launch in 2006. As well as delving into PRI’s three-year strategic plan, David also talks about their key focus areas for the long term, the role of PRI today, and how they have approached the tensions created by the introduction of regulation in the ESG space.

    • 30 min
    Nick Robins: What do we mean by a ‘just’ climate transition?

    Nick Robins: What do we mean by a ‘just’ climate transition?

    How can we mobilise finance in support of a just transition? In this episode, Nick Robins, Professor in Practice of Sustainable Finance at London School of Economics discusses what a just climate transition looks like, the importance of putting people at the heart of transition plans and why this has recently become a priority. Nick also explores examples of innovative financial approaches in raising capital that align with climate transition including the formation of Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs).  

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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18 Ratings

18 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The host of the podcast highlights all aspects of sustainability and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Wilson1618 ,

So much depth and insight!

It is amazing to see how these data driven discussions are helping to improve environmental, social, and governance initiatives across local companies with a global reach! The Podcast really helped me understand the proactive positive changes coming directly from corporations as these reports become more standardized. It is incredible to see the importance and positive response given from investors! Thank you!!

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