The RSP Podcast is a thought-provoking series where we dive deep into sustainable finance. From ESG investing to impact investing and sustainable leadership, we're on a journey to leverage data and intelligence to make better business decisions. The future is open. Join us as we move forward together to shape it.Keesa Schreane - Host, Executive ProducerHarriet King - Executive ProducerAnna Tu - Co-Founder
Flying Towards Net Zero - Net Zero Conversations Series
LSEG’s Group Head of Sustainability Jane Goodland speaks to Javier Echave, Heathrow’s Chief Financial Officer, to discuss the roadmap towards net zero and the critical role that the aviation industry has to play in climate action.
The conversation focuses on the industry’s broader sustainability issues and how it is tackling carbon reduction, as well as other key matters such as human and nature trafficking. Javier also explains Heathrow’s long-term ambition and where he sees opportunities to drive change as part of the company’s Heathrow 2.0 Sustainability Strategy.
The Net Zero Conversations series was filmed at the Net Zero Delivery Summit, hosted by the City of London Corporation in association with the COP 26 UK Presidency 2022 and the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ).
Watch the full series: https://lseg.com/netzero
Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson, Founder, VC Include, on driving change
Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson is a leader in technology, investment and social impact initiatives. In 2018, she founded VC Include, an ecosystem of women, Black, Latinx, Indigenous and LGBTQ+ fund managers and alternative investments. In this episode, Keesa Schreane chats to Bahiyah about launching VC Include, why triple bottom line investments have grown to create a framework for how we invest in a way that is good for people and planet, and how she is developing a holistic infrastructure and ecosystem to drive change at scale when it comes to delivering success for first-time fund managers and underrepresented managers.
This week on The Green Room, we hear from Lisa Zelljadt, Senior Analyst in LSEG’s Carbon Research team. She explains the who, the what and the how of Carbon Markets and dives into the results of our Carbon Markets Survey.
The London Stock Exchange Group’s Climate Transition Plan | Jane Goodland
Recorded on location in the studios at the London Stock Exchange, Keesa Schreane caught up with Jane Goodland, LSEG’s Group Head of Sustainability, to find out more about the organisation’s first climate transition plan and the importance of Scope 1 & 2 whilst opening the way for Scope 3. Jane shares how LSEG hopes to achieve its science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 and to reach net zero by 2040. She also talks through the challenge of universal disclosure and the introduction of the International Sustainability Standards Board, as well as LSEG’s own role as it relates to social equality now and in the future. Finally, Jane gives updates on some of the initiatives LSEG is helping to drive, including the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) and the U.K. Task Force for Climate Transition Plans.
This week on the Green Room we hear from Lily Dai, Senior Research Lead at FTSE Russell. Lily discusses the key trends and insights in the global green economy based on FTSE Russell Green Revenue data – a unique source providing granular, bottom-up information on corporate revenues from green products and services. https://www.ftserussell.com/research/investing-green-economy
The journey to Net Zero with the City of London Lord Mayor
Recorded on location at the historic Mansion House in the City of London, the 693rd Lord Mayor London, Vincent Keaveny, spoke in person to our host Keesa Schreane ahead of the Net Zero Delivery Summit, that was supported by London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), which took place at the halfway milestone between COP26 in Glasgow and COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh.
In our exclusive interview, the Lord Mayor talked to us about the City of London Corporation's own climate action strategy, which has the goals of becoming net zero by 2027, and how they are trying to bring those businesses housed in the Square Mile with them. He also discussed the role of government and multilateral development banks in influencing business leaders to just transition, as well as what needs to be accomplished between now and COP27 to meet the long-terms goals.
We’re excited to debut a new segment on the show called the Green Room, where we dive into the latest research in Sustainable Investing, hearing from experts across the London Stock Exchange Group. Today, we chat to John Simmons from FTSE Russell who has just written a new paper on Carbon Emissions. https://www.ftserussell.com/research/mind-gaps-clarifying-corporate-carbon
Sir Ronald Cohen | The father of Impact Investing and European Venture Capital
Recognised as the father of Impact Investing and European venture capital, Sir Ronald Cohen is a philanthropist, venture capitalist, and private equity investor. He is Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and Chair of the Impact Weighted Accounts Initiative at Harvard Business School. In this episode, host Keesa Schreane chats to Sir Ronald about measuring impact weighted accounts, the importance of social factors such as diversity and inclusion and workforce engagement to stakeholders, and the evolution of capitalism.
Black Womenomics: Addressing social and economic racial inequalities
Exclusive interview with Gizelle George Joseph of Goldman Sachs
In this episode, host Keesa Schreane is joined by Gizelle George Joseph, Global Chief Operating Officer of the Global Investment Research Division at Goldman Sachs, where she works closely with divisional leadership on the management of global investment research, as well as the development and execution of key strategic initiatives. Gizelle has played a leading role in publishing research that addresses social and economic racial inequalities. Keesa and Gizelle discuss how the tragic death of George Floyd awakened the whole world on what needs to be done to effect change, including how Goldman Sachs set up an infrastructure to change the course of racial inequality in the US including their Market Madness HBCU Possibilities program.
This podcast is a must listen for anyone looking to learn more about investing in sustainable options! The Refinitiv team and their guests provide valuable insights and fresh perspectives in every episode.
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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!!