The Purse | Responsible investing: why investing for impact is smart and how to start
Jessica Robinson joins Jana Hlistova to discuss market trends, industry challenges , and how women the driving force behind responsible investing.
She also has a day-job, working as a strategic advisor to institutional investors, think tanks and governments on all things relating to green finance, sustainability, responsible investment and gender. Having lived and worked all over the world, she is now based in the UAE along with her three children and ever-growing tribe of adopted animals.
We cover the following in our conversation:
What is responsible investing?
What trends are you seeing in the marketplace which indicates that responsible investing is ‘coming of age’?
What are some of the industry challenges of ESG or responsible investing?
Why has the industry often associated poorer returns from ESG investments vs more conventional funds?
What will it take for companies and investors to embrace this approach more fully?
How are women the driving force behind responsible investing?
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