Pensions and ESG Ep4 – Greening Finance and Investment


In this latest podcast in our Pensions and ESG series, Professor Iain Clacher, Professor of Pensions & Finance at Leeds University Business School and Lead Researcher for Pensions and Asset Management for the new Centre for Greening Finance and Investment, joins Michael Aherne, Pensions Partner, to discuss the plans for the Centre and how it will support trustees and asset managers in managing climate-related risks.

In the discussion, Professor Clacher outlines:

• the aims of the Centre and how it will support more informed decision-making on managing climate-related risks (starting at 2:30)
• the issues trustees and asset managers need to consider when assessing climate-related risks (starting at 5:10), and
• steps trustees can take to learn more about climate-related risks (starting at 20:00).

You can find out more about the new Centre for Greening Finance and Investment here.

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If you would like to discuss any of the topics covered in this podcast speak with your usual HSF adviser or contact one of our specialists.

Michael Aherne
Michael Aherne
Partner, Pensions, London
+44 20 7466 7527
Tim Smith
Tim Smith
Professional Support Consultant, London
+44 20 7466 2542

Related resources:

Podcast: Pensions & ESG Ep3 – Responsible investment in practice

Podcast: Pensions & ESG Ep2 – Implementing ESG in DC pensions

Responsibility Incorporated: General Counsel and the dawning ESG revolution

Perspectives: Diversity in Pensions Ep5: In Conversation with Lynda Whitney and Susan Hoare, Aon

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