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Climate change is no longer a distant threat or just a possibility, it is now a reality for all of us. In this pathway, Kevin Trenberth, a renowned climatologist, delves into the science behind climate change. He first introduces the climate system, its main components and forces.

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ESG Investment Data

David Wynn

Managing Director, Greenstone (North America)

ESG investing and sustainable investing are umbrella terms for investments that seek positive returns and long-term positive impacts on the environment, society, and the performance of the business. In this video, David talks about the difference between ESG and other forms of investing. He further introduces us to the six principles of the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment and finishes by talking about the ESG metrics that provide an investor with insight into a company’s past impacts, current management process, and potential future resilience.

ESG investing and sustainable investing are umbrella terms for investments that seek positive returns and long-term positive impacts on the environment, society, and the performance of the business. In this video, David talks about the difference between ESG and other forms of investing. He further introduces us to the six principles of the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment and finishes by talking about the ESG metrics that provide an investor with insight into a company’s past impacts, current management process, and potential future resilience.

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ESG Investment Data

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ESG investing and sustainable investing are umbrella terms for investments that seek positive returns and long-term positive impacts on the environment, society and the performance of the business. Looking at these ESG issues means that investors are likely to consider the long-term resilience of a business to adverse issues such as climate change, making ESG investing something crucially important for companies to pay attention to in today’s business landscape. Specific environmental, social and governance metrics are increasingly being gathered from portfolio companies to inform the business decisions of investors.

Key learning objectives:

  • What is the difference between ESG investing and other forms of investing?

  • The shift in the global investment landscape around ESG and sustainability criteria

  • The difference in ESG reporting amongst public and private investors

  • What are the key ESG metrics investors are interested in?

  • How are investors using and reporting ESG data?

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David Wynn

David Wynn

Greenstone provides award-winning software solutions and services enabling companies to advance their sustainability strategies and become responsible businesses. As Managing Director North America, David is responsible for running Greenstone’s US operations and is Business Manager for Greenstone’s Enterprise software, ensuring product developments align with client needs and the latest in GHG accounting and ESG reporting. David has been with Greenstone for 9 years and has 15 years’ experience in sustainability consultancy helping public and private sector organizations transform their ESG journeys.

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