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Interviews with leading sustainability practitioners from the corporate, investor, academic, and NGO community, brought to you by BMO. Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field and is being driven by trillions of dollars in global investment tied to sustainability performance. Explore the world of corporate sustainability with BMO’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Michael Torrance, as he interviews leaders on topics from climate change to impact investing.

Interviews with leading sustainability practitioners from the corporate, investor, academic, and NGO community, brought to you by BMO. Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field and is being driven by trillions of dollars in global investment tied to sustainability performance. Explore the world of corporate sustainability with BMO’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Michael Torrance, as he interviews leaders on topics from climate change to impact investing.
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Canada

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Interviews with leading sustainability practitioners from the corporate, investor, academic, and NGO community, brought to you by BMO. Sustainability is a rapidly evolving field and is being driven by trillions of dollars in global investment tied to sustainability performance. Explore the world of corporate sustainability with BMO’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Michael Torrance, as he interviews leaders on topics from climate change to impact investing.

Language:

English

Contact:

(503) 334-6869


Episodes

04 Sustainability Disclosures: financial reporting with SASB

6/11/2019
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Today we’re going to learn about a sustainability disclosure framework created by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Our guest is Matthew Welch, President of SASB. Founded in 2011 to develop and disseminate sustainability accounting standards, SASB created a new approach to measuring and reporting standardized sustainability metrics, tied to financial materiality – rather than stakeholder conceptions of materiality used by other sustainability reporting frameworks. In...

Duration:00:36:15

03 Green Taxonomy: The EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

5/21/2019
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In today’s episode, we'll learn about how the European Union is defining sustainability for investors and business. Our guest is Nathan Fabian, Rapporteur for the Taxonomy Group of the European Union Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. The Taxonomy group is developing a green taxonomy for sustainable finance products that will form part of the EU’s action plan to promote sustainable finance and investment. Nathan is also Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the United Nations...

Duration:00:30:51

02 Analyzing Climate Risk for Financial Markets

5/14/2019
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On this episode, we explore climate-related risk and how it is being managed in today’s financial world. We’re joined by John Colas, Partner and Vice Chairman of Oliver Wyman Financial Services Americas. John was part of the team assisting the United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to develop a framework to assess and disclose climate-related risk factors. This project focused on piloting the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on...

Duration:00:31:36

01 Understanding Green and Sustainable Bonds

5/7/2019
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Today we’re exploring the world of green bonds and the emerging market of sustainability bonds. Our expert guest is Dan Krieter from the BMO Capital Markets Fixed Income Strategy Group, who will give us a recap of the market from 2018 as well as a look forward for how 2019 will shape out. Listen in as we discuss how this market was developed, what’s in it for the investor, and what to look out for in the year ahead. For full show notes and links mentioned in this episode, visit...

Duration:00:33:24

Sustainability Leaders - Trailer

4/22/2019
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Sustainability Leaders launches on May 7th, 2019.

Duration:00:05:10