As more companies across the business ecosystem face increased scrutiny on Environmental, Social, and Governance issues, the more they will need to respond. What has changed in the world that makes thinking about sustainability so critical to companies and investors? How can companies respond in a way that goes beyond ticking-the-box exercises to capitalizing on these megatrends? And what is the role of investors in terms of measuring outcomes and engaging with companies? In this special episode of Disruptive Forces, Jonathan Bailey, Head of ESG Investing, sits down with George Serafeim, the Charles M. Williams Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and member of our ESG Advisory Council, to share more about this topic from his upcoming book, Purpose and Profit: How Business Can Lift Up the World.
The Art of Giving in Philanthropy
(24:54) Charitable contributions are a vital source of capital for non-profit organizations, but how do investors consider allocating to these causes within their portfolio construction?
The Liquidity Squeeze in Secondaries
(23:05) As the thirst for liquidity solutions intensifies, are we on the brink of a major market growth spurt in Private Equity Secondaries?
The Limitations of Passive Investing to Achieve a Net-Zero Outcome
In our second installment of The Fine Print of Indexation, we tackle the challenge of building net-zero-aligned portfolios.