Climate change - Podcasts

PRI podcasts offer an insight into the world of responsible investment, with investor perspectives and discussion on a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics.

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    Spotlight on COP26: from Glasgow to action

    2021-11-22T10:30:00+00:00

    In this second special episode of the PRI podcast, we shine the spotlight on what happened in Glasgow, at COP26.

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    Committing to Net Zero as a smaller asset owner – expectations, strategy and action

    2021-11-01T13:38:00+00:00

    During this episode, Eline Sleurink, Head of UK and Ireland and Middle East, Dave Gorman, Head of Social Responsibility and Sustainability, University of Edinburgh and Ben Pollard, CEO and Cofounder, Cushon discuss how the University of Edinburgh and Cushon have set a net zero target, the first steps they are ...

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    The PRI quarterly update ft. Marie Luchet, Director of Continental Europe, Signatory relations, PRI

    2021-10-28T15:03:00+01:00

    In this quarterly podcast, PRI’s Aiman Zaidi speaks with Marie Luchet, Director of Continental Europe, Signatory relations about the key activities of the PRI from the past quarter and what to expect from the PRI for the remainder of the year about climate mitigation, upcoming events, our human rights work ...

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    Spotlight on CO26: what investors need to know

    2021-10-18T09:25:00+01:00

    In this special episode of the PRI podcast, we shine the spotlight on COP26.

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    The PRI quarterly update, ft. Carol Jeppesen, Head of US

    2021-08-09T15:17:00+01:00

    Join Carol Jeppesen, Head of US, in this quarterly update episode of the PRI podcast. In this episode, Carol runs through key updates from the PRI.

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    Accelerating investor action on climate: spotlight on Wellington Management

    2021-06-28T09:27:00+01:00

    With only four months to go until COP26 in Glasgow, our last major opportunity to get back on track with the goals of the Paris Agreement and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees C, investor action on climate has never been more critical.

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    Real assets investing and climate change: implementing the TCFD recommendations

    2021-04-19T15:05:00+01:00

    In this episode of the PRI podcast, our real assets lead Simon Whistler talks to Rick Alsop from WSP about climate risks and opportunities for real assets investors.

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    The Paris Agreement – towards COP26

    2021-02-23T13:44:00+00:00

    This podcast highlights the global investor perspective on the US re-joining the Paris Agreement.  It covers priorities for the Paris Agreement and for net zero investor action.

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    Fiona Reynolds, PRI CEO, in conversation with…Nigel Topping, COP26 high-level climate action champion

    2020-03-09T09:04:00+00:00

    In this episode of the PRI podcast, the PRI’s CEO Fiona Reynolds is joined by Nigel Topping, the COP26 High-Level Climate Action Champion.

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    The inevitable policy response to climate change: asset owner focus

    2020-06-30T09:06:00+01:00

    In this episode of the PRI podcast, the PRI’s Director of Climate Change, Sagarika Chatterjee, speaks with Julian Poulter of Energy Transition Advisors. They discuss the Inevitable Policy Response (IPR), research from the PRI, Vivid Economics and Energy Transition Advisors, through an asset owner lens.

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    The Inevitable Policy Response: why signatories need to act now on climate change

    2020-04-22T06:30:00+01:00

    Published on Earth Day 2020, in this episode, the PRI’s Director of Climate Change, Sagarika Chatterjee, and Jason Eis, Executive Director of Vivid Economics, discuss a pioneering piece of research from the PRI, Vivid Economics and Energy Transition Advisors: the Inevitable Policy Response to climate change.

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    Why migration is a material issue for investors

    2017-08-17T12:35:00+01:00

    Sudip Hazra (Kepler-Cheuvreux) joins the PRI’s Bettina Reinboth to explore the issue of migration and why it is a material issue for investors. They explore the link to a number of other ESG issues, including labour skills, human rights and climate change.

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    Responsible investment news roundup - November 2016

    2016-11-25T12:14:00+00:00

    Five-minute roundup of the latest responsible investment and ESG news. This month’s topics include the the Marrakech Climate Change Conference (COP22), oil and gas companies, the car emissions scandal (Renault and VW), and Rio Tinto.

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    Corporate climate lobbying in the U.S.

    2016-11-01T12:09:00+00:00

    Kathy Mulvey (Union of Concerned Scientists) joins the PRI’s Paul Chandler to discuss why corporate lobbying on climate change matters to investors, as well as the findings from UCS’ new report: The Climate Accountability Scorecard - Ranking Major Fossil Fuel Companies on Climate Deception, Disclosure, and Action.

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    Responsible investment news roundup - October 2016

    2016-10-26T12:06:00+01:00

    Five-minute roundup of the latest responsible investment and ESG news. This month’s topics include the flurry of recent global climate deals, Yahoo’s data breach, gender diversity in mining and Morningstar’s new sustainability indices.

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    VW scandal and the automotive industry

    2016-02-09T11:19:00+00:00

    Mikhail Zverev and Rebecca Maclean (Standard Life Investments) join the PRI’s Valeria Piani to discuss the implications of the Volkswagen (VW) emissions scandal for the automotive industry.

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    COP21 roundup

    2015-12-17T17:08:00+00:00

    Willemijn Verdegaal (MN) and Karsten Löffler (Allianz SE) join the PRI’s Paul Chandler to discuss the outcomes from COP21, which concluded in Paris last week.