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What can we do to build a more sustainable world? Each episode features a thought leader discussing an aspect of sustainability - its origin, evolution and relevance today - with Jason Mitchell, Co-Head of Responsible Investment at Man Group.

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What can we do to build a more sustainable world? Each episode features a thought leader discussing an aspect of sustainability - its origin, evolution and relevance today - with Jason Mitchell, Co-Head of Responsible Investment at Man Group.

    Faith Ward, Brunel Pension Partnership, on the Race to Net Zero

    Faith Ward, Brunel Pension Partnership, on the Race to Net Zero

    What does the race to net zero carbon emissions represent for the investment community? And how can investor network initiatives like the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (‘IIGCC’) develop meaningful investment frameworks to support it?Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Faith Ward, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Brunel Pension Partnership, why it’s so important for investors to work alongside government, corporates and civil society to reach net zero if we’re going to make the Paris Agreement a reality.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 23 Feb 2021.

    • 35 min
    Alice Hill, Council on Foreign Relations, on Climate Resilience after Covid-19

    Alice Hill, Council on Foreign Relations, on Climate Resilience after Covid-19

    How will the climate agenda change under the new Biden administration? Listen to Jason Mitchell talk with Alice Hill, Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations and former special assistant to President Obama, about how the White House will govern on climate through regulation and executive orders; what opportunities exist to reframe climate change as a national security issue; and why the US must rebuild its leadership position in climate security.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 9 Feb 2021.

    • 33 min
    ESG Investing - Luck Versus Skill? Duke University's Campbell Harvey Discusses

    ESG Investing - Luck Versus Skill? Duke University's Campbell Harvey Discusses

    Is ESG investment performance one of luck or skill? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Campbell Harvey, Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, why purported claims around ESG performance are perhaps misguided, how the academic world is grappling with statistical evidence, and what makes a systemic risk like climate change so compelling for future research.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 6 Jan 2021.

    • 43 min
    Raghuram Rajan, ex-RBI Governor, on the Overlooked Value of Community

    Raghuram Rajan, ex-RBI Governor, on the Overlooked Value of Community

    Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, discusses how the state, markets and the community have fared through the pandemic, the forces reshaping community, and how we can address inequality.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 19 Dec 2020.

    • 45 min
    Paul Polman, former Unilever CEO, on Leadership, Purpose and Stakeholder Capitalism

    Paul Polman, former Unilever CEO, on Leadership, Purpose and Stakeholder Capitalism

    How can companies become effective forces for good? Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman joins Jason Mitchell on this episode of ‘A Sustainable Future’ podcast to discuss his new foundation Imagine and its mission to help businesses fight inequality and climate change.In this far-reaching conversation, Paul talks through how the multi-stakeholder model is driving a rethink of traditional shareholder-centrism and why strong leadership is vital not only in steering through the current crisis, but also long-term sustainability issues like climate change.
     
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 9 September 2020.

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    Rodrigo Garcia, Illinois Deputy State Treasurer, on Leading From the Front

    Rodrigo Garcia, Illinois Deputy State Treasurer, on Leading From the Front

    How is the State of Illinois embedding sustainability factors into its investment process? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Rodrigo Garcia, Deputy State Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer for the Illinois State Treasury, how sustainability is driving his allocation and diversification process, what the implications could be for the Department of Labor rule proposals around ESG and why it’s vital to improve access to capital to address the disproportional socio-economic impacts of the pandemic.
    For more information visit www.man.com/maninstitute/responsible-investment
    This podcast was recorded on 9 September 2020.

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