Working Together Towards Comprehensive Corporate Reporting | Jeffrey Hales | Ethical Finance 2020

Working Together Towards Comprehensive Corporate Reporting | Jeffrey Hales | Ethical Finance 2020

If companies are to help solve the climate crisis, they will need to measure and report their activities. Dr. Jeffrey Hales, Chair of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) outlines how his organisation and others are coming together to produce comprehensive standards for reporting on environmental issues.

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Finance at COP26 | Nigel Topping & Manuel Pulgar-Vidal | Ethical Finance 2020

Finance at COP26 | Nigel Topping & Manuel Pulgar-Vidal | Ethical Finance 2020

What can finance do to make the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow successful? Two senior figures from COPs past and future discuss. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Chair of COP26, former Environment Minister of Peru and currently the Global Practice Leader for Energy and Climate at WWF outlines how essential non-state actors – including companies, cities and civil society – are to making climate summits successful, while Nigel Topping, the High-Level Climate Action Champion for COP26 explains how he is promoting that in his role.

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Environmental & Social Bonds post-COVID | Ethical Finance 2020

Environmental & Social Bonds post-COVID | Ethical Finance 2020

How has the pandemic shifted demand in the ethical bonds sphere? In this conversation from Ethical Finance 2020 with Farmida Bi of Norton Rose Fulbright, David Jenkins of National Australia Bank and Eila Kreivi of the European Investment Bank describe some of the changes the pandemic has brought upon the bond market. The early stages saw an unprecedented surge in social bond issuance, while the environmental bond market contracted as companies focused on liquidity, but what does the future hold?

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Jamison Ervin | Finance for Nature | Ethical Finance 2020

Jamison Ervin | Finance for Nature | Ethical Finance 2020

Jamison Ervin, Manager of the Finance for Nature programme at UNDP, delivers a stark warning about the devastating impacts humanity is having on nature and biodiversity, and highlights some of the practical steps the finance industry can take to ensure they are investing in a future for all life on earth.

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Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

As part of GEFI’s Finance for Nature programme with UNDP, we have partnered with R.J. Fleming & Co. to develop an innovative private equity solution to invest in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Find out more at https://www.globalethicalfinance.org. If you are interested in investing or supporting, please contact info@globalethicalfinance.org.

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Weaving a New Financial Tartan | Nicola Sturgeon | Ethical Finance 2019

Weaving a New Financial Tartan

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon delivers one of the keynotes of Ethical Finance 2019. In her speech, the FM announced a new £3bn green investment scheme for projects helping Scotland transition to a net-zero economy, and highlighted Scotland’s commitment to ethical finance and its potential as a centre for the ethical finance industry.

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Nicola Sturgeon

In government, Nicola Sturgeon served as Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing between May 2007 and September 2012 and then Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities with responsibility for government strategy and the constitution until November 2014. Throughout this period she also served as Deputy First Minister of Scotland. She became leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) on November 14, 2014 and was sworn in as First Minister on November 20, 2014. She lives in Glasgow with her husband Peter Murrell.


Finance for Sustainable Supply Chains (Highlights) | Ethical Finance 2019

Finance for Sustainable Supply Chains (Highlights) | Ethical Finance 2019

Join UNDP’s Jamison Ervin with Caitlin Maclean of the Milken Institute, Frederik Claasen of Solidaridad, Charlotte Bancilhon of BSR and Angela Falconer of the Climate Policy Institute in this panel discussion on finance for sustainable supply chains from Ethical Finance 2019.

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The SDGs and Scotland's National Performance Framework - Gary Gillespie | Ethical Finance 2019

The SDGs and Scotland's National Performance Framework - Gary Gillespie | Ethical Finance 2019

Scottish Government Chief Economist Gary Gillespie gives his thoughts on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, how they relate to Scotland’s new National Performance Framework and Scotland’s desire to transition to a low-carbon economy.