It is deeply concerning that the internet is beholden to only a few companies that control information, says Denise Hearn author of The Myth of Capitalism, who says that the dominance of large players in financial services is also a problem.
Amanda WhiteAugust 3, 2020
Nigel Topping who was appointed by the UK Government as the High Level Climate Action Champion for United Nations climate talks, COP26 joins Fiona Reynolds, chief executive of the PRI, in conversation with Amanda White, editor of Top1000funds.com This episode focuses on climate change and how, amongst and despite, the short-term focus of this COVID-19 crisis, we can mobilise government, business and investors into action around this important issue of climate change.
Bree NapierJuly 30, 2020
COVID-19 has delivered an enormous global shock, leading to steep recessions in many countries. The baseline forecast by the World Bank envisions a 5.2 per cent contraction in global GDP in 2020—the deepest global recession in decades.
World BankJuly 30, 2020
John Adler has been chief pension investment advisor to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio since 2015 and sits on the board of four of the five New York City retirement systems. He spoke to Amanda White about the most pertinent conversations around the board tables, the outlook for the five city plans, and the complex job of balancing politics, pensions and investments.
Amanda WhiteJuly 29, 2020
Investors have only a few days to comment on the US Department of Labor’s proposed amendment to investment duties regulation and ESG – which many believe is out of step with the market and potentially damaging to retirees’ retirement income – with the window for comment closing on July 30.
Amanda WhiteJuly 24, 2020