With AGM season looming and ESG on the minds of investors, Catherine discusses how the pandemic has changed these traditional in-person meetings and how modern AGMs could adapt in our era of digitisation and stakeholder capitalism without losing their “magic.”
26 November 2020
Evan Harvey, Nasdaq's Global Head of Sustainability, considers ESG the shared responsibility of all market participants. He gives us his perspective on the race toward universal ESG reporting standards, talks us through dynamic materiality, and discusses whether market forces or regulation are best placed to drive corporate sustainability.
27 October 2020
This week, Andrew Morlet, CEO of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, joins the ESG Agenda to highlight that a circular economy goes beyond recycling. By directing efforts into business innovation, we can re-design the products we use to stay in the system for longer.
27 October 2020
As we move toward an economy that invests in intangibles like innovation, brand and reputation, what impact does that have on company value? We are joined by Professor Jonathan Haskel, Professor at Imperial College Business School and advisor to the Bank of England, to discuss how intangible factors are playing an increasingly important role in business performance and overall economic growth.
01 October 2020
In order to push companies and investors to link their sustainability goals with financial goals, the EU Parliament recently passed a law introducing a labelling system for what can be considered “green.” Nathan Fabian, Chief Investment Officer of UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) explains why we need precise definitions around what can be labelled “green” and how companies and investors can use the taxonomy regulation to report their environmentally sustainable activities.
17 September 2020
When Sohaib Abbasi became CEO of Informatica, Wall Street forecasted “dark days ahead.” By the end of his tenure the company’s share price had grown 800 percent. He tells Brunswick’s Stephanie Wakefield about the delicate dance of building trust with Wall Street.
By Stephanie Wakefield
18 September 2019