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COVID-19 and the climate hole

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Professor Cameron Hepburn,  Professor of Environmental Economics and the director of the economics sustainability programme at the University of Oxford.

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Alleviating global poverty: the role of the investor

Esther Duflo, the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT and current Nobel Prize winner in Economics discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on developing countries, and the role that investors can play in alleviating poverty.

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CPP Investments’ COVID journey

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks with Geoffrey Rubin, chief investment strategist at CPP Investments, which manages the investments of Canada’s largest pension fund with about C$410 billion of assets. They discuss scenario planning, the benefits of total portfolio management, rebalancing and liquidity as well as the forward-looking view of the global […]

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Responsible capitalism: data challenge

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to chief executive of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, Janine Guillot, about stakeholder capitalism and the role investors can play in shifting the dial. We discuss the value SASB can play as a tool for decision making and how stakeholder issues can impact performance.

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CalPERS: Leverage, liquidity, inflation

In this Fiduciary Investors series podcast Amanda White talks to Ben Meng, chief investment officer of CalPERS, the largest pension fund in the United States.
Meng, who oversees an investment office of nearly 400 employees and manages investment portfolios of roughly $400 billion, talks about the fund’s plan to achieve its 7 per return target – including the use of leverage – the liquidity management of the fund and how it could deploy capital during the crisis, and the inflation.

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The future of the corporation

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Henry Richards, who is the project lead on the Future of the Corporation at the British Academy. The discussion is part of our exploration of purposeful companies and the premise that we need to redefine business in the 21st century to build trust between corporations, investors and society.

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Is Europe in trouble?

In this Fiduciary Investors series podcast Amanda White talks to Iain Begg, Professsorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, about the economic and social turmoil of COVID-19 and the robustness of the EU to deal with this economically.

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COVID-19 and the role of sustainability

This conversation with Joel Pohin, director of the portfolio management division, Caisse des Depots looks at how the fund is positioning the portfolio during this time of uncertainty and the role of sustainability in the short and long term.

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Florida’s Ash Williams on opportunities in a crisis

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Ash Williams, the executive director and chief investment officer of the Florida State Board of Administration about managing a large institutional portfolio in a time of crisis.
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