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FourWord Thinking podcast features an array of guests talking all things sustainability. From how you invest your money to how we shop, work and travel, we are sharing a message about how we can contribute to a better future for people and planet. Sponsored by award winning Scottish financial planning firm, Cornerstone Asset Management.

FourWord Thinking podcast features an array of guests talking all things sustainability. From how you invest your money to how we shop, work and travel, we are sharing a message about how we can contribute to a better future for people and planet. Sponsored by award winning Scottish financial planning firm, Cornerstone Asset Management.

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United Kingdom

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FourWord Thinking podcast features an array of guests talking all things sustainability. From how you invest your money to how we shop, work and travel, we are sharing a message about how we can contribute to a better future for people and planet. Sponsored by award winning Scottish financial planning firm, Cornerstone Asset Management.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 01: Island Innovation - From Beaches to Blockchain

4/2/2021
For our first in 2021, and first ever international episode, we are joined by James and Audrey from Island Innovation, talking about the sustainability challenges that islands face and their upcoming Island Finance summit. Its all really fascinating, so tune in. Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWord Podcast Instagram: @FourWord Podcast Facebook: FourWordPodcast Or email us at podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:40:52

Episode 09: Funds For The Future

12/18/2020
For this episode we are speaking with the team from Canaccord Genuity who manage Cornerstone’s Responsible Futures portfolios. The team are based in London but happened to be up in Glasgow for some meetings, so it was a chance not to be missed to chat to them about how and why they build portfolios that do good for people and planet. Please note that this episode was our first ever attempt at recording a podcast, way back in March 2020, not long before lockdown. Some of the comments about...

Duration:00:24:52

Episode 08: Circular World of Fashion

12/4/2020
In the wake of Black Friday and Christmas shopping we’re offering something a little less “financy” today and looking into the world of ecofriendly fashion. Our Christmas parties might look a little different this year but if you’re still thinking about seasonal outfits or shopping for gifts then we hope this episode will give you something a little different to think about. Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWord Podcast Instagram: @FourWord Podcast Facebook:...

Duration:00:47:41

Episode 07: SMART Goals

11/20/2020
This week’s episode is all about the United Nations SDGs and who better to talk to than Emma Lupton of BMO GAM and academic expert Dorothea Christiana. In this episode we will discuss the SDGs and how these apply to our guest’s work and lives. We also have some input from some other very special people, however, we will keep that one a secret until tomorrow! Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWord Podcast Instagram: @FourWord Podcast Facebook: FourWordPodcast Or email us at...

Duration:00:35:31

Episode 06: Blazing A Female Trail

11/6/2020
We are joined by successful female changemakers Anne Johnstone and Cathi Harrison. Anne is the recent founder of Fair Futures Partnership, a consultancy specialising in ESG advice and she is on a mission to raise awareness of climate change and equality. Cathi is the owner and director of Verve Group, which includes Apricity, Parasols and The Art of Finance, just to name a few! Cathi is a superstar of the financial services industry and also has her own podcast called That Mint Podcast....

Duration:00:39:18

Episode 05: Responsible Investment By Default Or Design

10/23/2020
In this episode we are joined by Charlene Cranny, Communications and Campaigns Director at UKSIF and Director of Good Money Week. Joining Charlene is our very own Scott Snedden, Scott is a Chartered Financial Planner and an advisor at Cornerstone Asset Management. Our subject matter today covers Charlene’s plans for this year’s Good Money Week, which runs from 24th to 30th October. We also discuss how we can make both investing for people and planet and managing our personal finances more...

Duration:00:46:14

Episode 04: Talking 'bout My Power Generation Part 2

10/9/2020
More reasons to feel energized from Professor Andrew Mill and Aanand Venkatramanan of LGIM. In this episode, a look at how renewable energy and battery storage can develop and what a great career choice this industry could be. Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWordPodcast Facebook: FourWordPodcast Or email us at podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 04 : Talking 'bout My Power Generation Part 1

10/2/2020
Tune in to this week’s episode to hear two expert speakers share their knowledge of renewable energy. Professor Andrew Mill, Visiting Professor at Strathclyde Uni and Chairperson of EMEC and Aanand Venkatramanan, Head of ETF Strategies of LGIM shed light on why clean energy is so important for the climate, for a sustainable economy and for all our futures. Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWordPodcast Facebook: FourWordPodcast Or email us at podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 03: Tour of Edinburgh’s Responsible Capital

9/18/2020
On this week's episode we have two Edinburgh based investment experts who manage billions of pounds in pension and investment funds. David Hickey, Portfolio Manager and Responsible Investment Lead for the Lothian Pension fund, which is the second largest local government pension scheme in Scotland with 84,000 members. Kate Fox, Fund Manager for Baillie Gifford’s Positive Change fund, which features in Cornerstone’s Responsible Futures portfolios. We’ve brought David and Kate together to...

Duration:00:40:38

Episode 02: S.U.S.T - A Great USP

9/4/2020
In this episode we talk to Suzie Gillespie of Moo Hair and Michelle Gregory of Gregory Accounting, two Scottish businesses with sustainability at the heart of what they do. Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWordPodcast Facebook: FourWordPodcast Or email us at podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:42:34

Episode 01: Pensions With Intention

8/21/2020
In this first episode, Pensions with Intention, Rebecca & Ellie are joined by David Hayman from the Make My Money Matter campaign and Jason Hemmings, partner at Cornerstone and creator of the Snapshot Pensions initiative. Pensions in the UK are worth over £3 trillion, but do we pay enough attention to what goes on behind the scenes? Join the conversation on social media! Twitter: @FourWordPodcast Facebook: FourWordPodcast Or email us at podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:32:23

Introductory Episode: Ellie & Rebecca

8/19/2020
With this teaser episode of the FourWord Thinking podcast, join your hosts Ellie and Rebecca as they discuss the origins of the show, and just a few of the things you can hear coming up in the weeks to come. Follow the show on social media! Twitter: @FourWordPodcast Facebook: @FourWordPodcast Or email us! podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:13:34

Bonus Episode: Ellie And Rebecca

8/18/2020
With this teaser episode of the FourWord Thinking podcast, join your hosts Ellie and Rebecca as they discuss the origins of the show, and just a few of the things you can hear coming up in the weeks to come. Follow the show on social media! Twitter: @FourWordPodcast Facebook: @FourWordPodcasy Or email us! podcast@cornerstoneam.co.uk

Duration:00:12:41