ESG has gained momentum with investors, who are demanding strong governance and climate change risk management. 

Now Covid-19 is changing the nature of the conversation. 

Biodiversity and the connection between people and nature is an issue that demands more attention and better understanding. Social issues are brought forward as we continue to see how human rights risks are heightened as a result of the pandemic. There is also a renewed focus on good governance as we ask the question: “When times get tough, will companies do the right thing?”

In this podcast, Responsible Investment Specialist, Kate Turner, and Business Development Executive, Jeannene O’Day, discuss the implications for ESG during Covid-19 and how these issues will evolve post-pandemic. 

Listen to the podcast below:

We've recently released our 2019 Responsible Investment and Stewardship Report, which you can find on our new Responsible Investment web page. 

 

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