Scott Forrest | Bonds With Purpose | Ethical Finance 2020

Scott Forrest | Bonds With Purpose | Ethical Finance 2020

In this ‘Initiative Spotlight’ session from Ethical Finance 2020, NatWest Group’s Head of Capital Strategy Scott Forrest delivers an update on bonds with purpose. Find out how major banks in the UK and across the world are developing their offerings in terms of green bonds and social bonds.

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Make My Money Matter | Richard Curtis, Steve Waygood & Diandra Soobiah | Ethical Finance 2020

Make My Money Matter | Richard Curtis, Steve Waygood & Diandra Soobiah | Ethical Finance 2020

How can your pension save the world? Richard Curtis, the filmmaker behind Love Actually, Bridget Jones, Comic Relief and more, explains the motive behind his campaign Make My Money Matter. Many of us don’t think of ourselves as investors, yet our pensions are invested – on our behalf – to provide a future for our retirement. Of course these pensions need to make money, but they also need to make sue there is a habitable planet by the time we retire.

Richard is joined by two top sustainable investing experts from the UK pension industry. Diandra Soobiah, from the UK’s largest pension provider NEST, and Steve Waygood of Aviva Investors, who explain the need for a “Marshall Plan for the Planet”, a comprehensive investment plan to overhaul capital stock towards low-carbon technology while protecting the livelihoods of ordinary people.

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Johan Andresen | Asset Owner Perspectives on Sustainability | Ethical Finance 2020

Johan Andresen | Asset Owner Perspectives on Sustainability | Ethical Finance 2020

How does the pension fund of the Norwegian government implement ethical behaviour into its decisions? Johan Andresen, owner of Ferd and Chair of the Council on Ethics at Norways Government Pension Fund Global speaks to GEFI Senior Adviser Allan Watt on the procedures used to advise fund managers on how to promote responsibility. The Council issues comprehensive reports on companies selected through data, tip-offs and research, deploying interviews with workers, analysis of figures and sometimes even satellite imagery of tropical rainforest degradation to evaluate company performance beyond just profit.

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Azman Mokhtar | Impact Investing - Can it Save Capitalism? | Ethical Finance Round Table

Impact Investing - Can it Save Capitalism?

This session considers the role of impact investing as we shift from ‘shareholder capitalism’ towards ‘stakeholder capitalism’, with Azman Mokhtar, former Managing Director of Malaysia’s Khazanah Nasional and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University.


The Mission Vision | Michael Moe | Ethical Finance 2020

The Mission Vision | Michael Moe | Ethical Finance 2020

Grow investor Michael Moe, founder & CEO of GSV – Global Silicon Valley – shares his perspectives on the biggest challenges facing the planet and its people, and how we can invest to solve these problems, in this interview with Prosperar Social Finance Managing Partner and UKIFC Advisory Board member Modupe Ladipo. Michael is a respected growth investor, having invested early in companies such as Starbucks. His present focus lies in education, through companies such as Coursera.

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Impact Investing – Can it save Capitalism | Dean Hand

Can impact investing save capitalism?

This session considers the role of impact investing as we shift from ‘shareholder capitalism’ towards ‘stakeholder capitalism’, with Dean Hand, Research Director of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).


Impact Investing – Can it save Capitalism | Amy Clarke

Impact Investing - Can it Save Capitalism? | Ethical Finance Round Table

This session considers the role of impact investing as we shift from ‘shareholder capitalism’ towards ‘stakeholder capitalism’, with Amy Clarke, Chief Impact Officer at Tribe Impact Capital.

 

Amy Clarke

Having studied environmental degrees at University, Amy is deeply committed to helping people understand and embrace the planetary boundaries within which we live, work and play. Amy believes that the fragility of our planet, the ongoing pressures it faces and our place on it can only be solved when we recognise and embrace our impact on it and work with nature, not against it.