ESG Podcasts

ESG has never been higher on the agenda for the investment industry.  As a result, the Research Team, have found a number of podcasts that offer fresh perspectives into this shift in the finance industry towards sustainable investing.  Here we share a few that we think may be of interest…

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) Responsible Investing Series covers the dynamic universe of responsible investing. In the fortnightly series, the podcast hosts thought provoking discussions on ESG issues including sustainability and climate change, diversity and inclusion, regulation, and policy – and explores how we can invest for a better future.

MSCI’s ESG Now Series provides a weekly walkthrough of the latest ESG investment research and major market trends. The podcast examines a wide range of topics from the climate impact on investment portfolios, trending investment topics, and emerging ESG issues.

The ESG Out Loud Series by ESG Clarity offers a monthly podcast, where industry experts, academics, and ESG investors provide insights into the biggest, most pressing ESG news.

The United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) podcast provides insight into the world of responsible investing, with topics centred around investor perspectives on an array of ESG topics.

Lastly, Man Group offers multiple podcasts series including A Sustainable Future and The CIO Agenda. The A Sustainable Future Series primarily concentrates on all things responsible investing, with topics ranging from climate risk in the US financial system to how the COVID-19 pandemic will recast the social contract on society. The CIO Agenda Series is hosted by Sandy Rattray, Chief Investment Officer at Man Group and it focuses on the challenges investment professionals face in markets, macro trends, and risk management.