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Purposeful Investments

This new series is all about finance with a social purpose - how the pensions we save for not only give us a secure financial future, but also positively help the environment, the economy, and future generations. The series features interviews with high profile figures, including Tracy Blackwell, CEO of Pension Insurance Corporation; Peter Harrison, Group CEO of Schroders; Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Jesse Norman MP; Shadow Employment Minister Seema Malhotra MP; Huw Van Steenis, Head of Sustainable Finance at UBS; and The Baroness Wheatcroft, veteran of The City and business.

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Assets

Today, in our closing programme in this current series we look at Assets, the raw material of finance, without which nothing flows. We’ll take a look at the ethics and practice for investors and explore new emerging models, and take an historical perspective with the Rt Honourable Jesse Noman MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, as well as Tracy Blackwell, CEO of Pension Insurance Corporation, Peter Harrison, CEO of Schroders, Huw Van Steenis, Head of Sustainable Finance at UBS, and Kate Sandle, Director of Programmes and Engagement at B-Lab UK.

24mins

5 May 2021

Rank #1

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Social Housing

The roofs over the heads of some 5 million people in the UK are provided by Social Housing, and we explore the decisions taken to ensure that billions of pounds of investment reach this sector, but also the lived experience of the residents. With investment non-exec Sally Bridgeland, Sarah Forster, CEO of social advisory firm The Good Economy, Nile Istephan, CEO of Eildon Housing Association, Will Perry, Director of Strategy at the Regulator of Social Housing, Allen Twyning, Head of Debt Origination at Pension Insurance Corporation, plus two residents of Phoenix Housing.

29mins

5 May 2021

Rank #2

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The Green Sustainability Agenda

In this episode we look at the the seismic changes around sustainability and the Green Agenda with Green marketing guru and author John Grant, Mark Lacey, Head of Resource Equities at Schroders, economist Ann Pettifor, author of The Case for the Green New Deal, and Hartej Singh, Portfolio Manager at Pension Insurance Corporation.

38mins

5 May 2021

Rank #3

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Ethical ESG

Today we look further into the practice and ethics of ESG, and how a sense of purpose and responsibility bears directly on investment. Our guests are Sarah Gordon, CEO of the Impact Investing Institute, Mark Gull, Head of Fixed Income, Pension Insurance Corporation, Oliver Shah, Business Editor, The Sunday Times, and William Wright, Founder and Managing Director of think tank New Financial.

28mins

5 May 2021

Rank #4

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Environmental, Social and Governance Investing

We open this new series by taking a deep dive into the world of ESG and finance, with Tracy Blackwell, CEO of Pension Insurance Corporation, Peter Harrison, Group CEO of Schroders, Shadow Employment Minister Seema Malhotra MP, Huw Van Steenis , Head of Sustainable Finance at UBS, and The Baroness Wheatcroft, veteran of The City and business.

26mins

26 Mar 2021

Rank #5