LSEG Sustainable Growth

LSEG Sustainable Growth

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.

Episodes

May 16, 2024 2 mins

Listen to this trailer for some highlights from leading experts from Microsoft, Blackrock, Fidelity International and more. Follow to catch the next episode wherever you listen to your podcasts.  

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 ti...

Mark as Played

With around $150 trillion needed in the next three decades across industries and markets to finance the climate transition, how can businesses create an actionable plan? This episode, Dr Celine Herweijer, HSBC's Group Chief Sustainability Officer, explains how HSBC’s transition plan was brought to life, how they aim to meet their climate targets and why they strive to become climate tech pioneers. ...

Mark as Played

Will sustainability fundamentally change the shape of the investment industry? In this episode, Tim Hodgson, Co- Founder of the Thinking Ahead Institute, chats with us about the institute’s mission and their aim to change the investment industry for the end user by focusing on sustainability & long-term investing. We hear about the importance of working with asset owners and the findings from their Asset Owner Peer Study....

Mark as Played

How can a Chief Sustainability Officer role become more influential? In the latest episode of the LSEG Sustainable Growth podcast, Alison Taylor, Clinical Associate Professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses the four key changes needed for the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), avoiding siloed thinking around sustainability and common mistakes c...

Mark as Played

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...

Mark as Played

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 curr...

Mark as Played

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 m...

Mark as Played

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. Jaak...

Mark as Played

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 creat...

Mark as Played

How can we mobilise finance in support of a just transition? In this episode, Nick Rob...

Mark as Played

The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), a global initiative delivering a risk management and disclosure framework for nature-related risks, was launched in 2021 and delivered its final recommendations in November 2023. How did the TNFD publish their recommendations so swiftly, and how do they plan to scale its adoption? In this episode, Tony Gold...

Mark as Played
December 18, 2023 20 mins

In this episode we hear from LSEG's COP 28 delegation David Harris, Head of Sustainable Finance Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships and Adrian Rimmer, Director Sustainable Finance Capital Mark...

Mark as Played

With 45% of the global population living in rural areas in developing countries, how can more capital be targeted to tackle poverty and food insecurity in these communities? The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), which is issuing bonds on the London Stock Exchange Sustainable Bond Market, is an international financial institution with this goal in mind. In this episode, Alvaro Lario, President of IFAD, discusse...

Mark as Played

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) was the first bank in the GCC to commit to net zero, trailblazing sustainability in the region. In this episode, Sarah Pirzada Usmani, Managing Director, Head of Loan Capital Markets & Sustainable Finance at FAB discusses how they began to focus on sustainable finance, how their ESG strategy has evolved and how this shift has changed the...

Mark as Played

What are the benefits and limitations of ESG ratings? In this episode, Florian Berg, Research Scientist at MIT and co-founder of the Aggregate Confusion Project delves into the topic, talking about how ESG ratings have evolved, their strengths and weaknesses, and whether measurement creates tangible outcomes. Florian also discusses the largely-debated question about alpha in the ESG space and why we hav...

Mark as Played
October 16, 2023 28 mins

How can you discover the sustainability-related risks and opportunities impacting a company’s future? In this episode, Sue Lloyd, Vice Chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), talks about their newly launched standards for corporate sustainability reporting, explaining their purpose and how they were developed ...

Mark as Played

Rising populations and water consumption mean the likelihood that water demand will outstrip the supply, also known as Day Zero, is much greater. In this episode, Craig Foster, CEO of Ondo InsurTech plc joins us to discuss how Ondo’s technology is saving millions of litres of water to fight this threat. Craig delves into how he realise...

Mark as Played

How will the energy transition impact future investment opportunities? In this episode, Helen Lees-Jones, EMEA Head of Corporate Strategy and Co-Head of Sustainable and Transition Solutions at BlackRock defines transition investing, delves into the different transition strategies that BlackRock’s clients are applying and explains some of the roadblocks that transition investing is currently facing. Helen also reveals the mega...

Mark as Played

In this episode, Richard Scobey, Executive Director of TRAFFIC talks to us about the shocking scale of illegal wildlife markets, why the practice is so difficult to stop and what TRAFFIC and other organisations are doing to tackle this troubling issue.

Mark as Played

This is our last episode before we break for the summer! This week on the LSEG Sustainable Growth podcast we speak to John Willis, Director of Research, Planet Tracker. We get into all sorts, including the difference between nature and biodiversity, the importance it plays for financial institutions and how is it being tracked. Can companies be doing more to look at their nature footprint and not just their carbon footprint?

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    White Devil

    Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. New episodes every Monday!

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.