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Investment Management

Episode 120: Where ESG is Already Mainstream – with Liz Simmie

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates talk with Liz Simmie of Honeytree Investments.

November 28, 2023
General ESG

Episode 119: Reasons OWL is Thankful

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates talk with Ben Webster, CEO of OWLESG. Happy Thanksgiving.

November 23, 2023
ESG & Corporate Strategy

Episode 118: The Anatomy of a Corporate Sustainability Report – with Cris Banahan

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates talk with Cris Banahan about the anatomy of a corporate sustainability report.

November 20, 2023

Episode 117: Demystifying Ai – with Andrew Kou

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates talk with Andrew Kou on demystifying Ai, algorithms and data management.

November 16, 2023
ESG & Corporate Strategy

Episode 116: ESG as a Success Story – with Judy McNary

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates talk with Judy McNary about ESG as a success story.

November 10, 2023
ESG & Consumers

Fashion Industry Waste & Climate Change

Unraveling the Thread: How the Fashion Industry’s Waste Contributes to Climate Change Let’s be real. We’ve all bought clothes we either never wear, wear once, or wear all the time and then throw away. But have you ever wondered where it goes after you’re done with it? In a world driven by trends and fast-paced

November 7, 2023
Social Pillar

Episode 115: Halloween Spooktacular

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates talk with Tessa Schaal about Halloween and ESG sustainability.

October 31, 2023
ESG & Consumers

A Sustainable Halloween: Making Eco-Conscious Choices for a Greener Spooky Season

From creative paper bag outfits to eerily lifelike zombies and houses adorned with creepy decals, Halloween showcases a wide array of creativity. Though, beyond the spooky embellishments, latest horror films, and eerie costumes, have you ever contemplated the environmental impact Halloween can have? Carving eerie faces into pumpkins is a common October tradition, but it

October 30, 2023
Governance Pillar

Episode 114: An ESG Walk Down Memory Lane

In our latest Armchair, Nate and Yates gather ’round to talk with Ed Apsey, Co-Head of Sustainability at CIBC.

October 26, 2023
Environmental Pillar

Biodiversity loss – fragile ecosystems, fragile economies

A while ago we wrote about the importance of biodiversity, noting that over half of the world’s GDP is highly or moderately dependent on nature. Recent data show that the operations of 85 percent of the 1,200 largest companies in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Latin America depend significantly on nature. For those who think that

October 23, 2023
ESG Regulatory Developments

Episode 113: Sames & Differents – Major ESG Regulatory Regimes

It would be helpful for companies and investors if every country adopted the same ESG/Sustainability disclosure standards. Maybe that will happen eventually, but we’re nowhere near that yet. In this episode we talk about different approaches to ESG disclosures, which countries are leading, which are lagging, and what’s on the horizon.

October 18, 2023
ESG & Consumers

ESG in the Music Industry

Harmonizing with Nature: The Music Industry’s Green Revolution The music industry is truly massive in its scope, impact, and economic influence. As an industry, in total, it generates more than $170 billion, increasing every year. This is built on more than $28.8 billion in revenues from recorded music. In fact, retail sales of merchandise is an industry

October 16, 2023
ESG Regulatory Developments

Episode 112: EPA Rules, Reflections and Reverberations

The EPA makes rules and restrictions, tells people what parts of life fall under their jurisdiction, from water preservation to water interdiction, and power plants, plastics, and automobile emissions. Nate and Rob discuss the latest rules, reflect on the impact to me and you, that reverberate through all that we do, like most things there’s

October 13, 2023
General ESG

Episode 111: CII 2023 Fall Conference Review

CII Fall Conference 2023 Gathered industry leaders, reppin’ Long Beach For a deep dive into the world of ESG, Investor concerns and corporate strategy.

October 6, 2023
Environmental Pillar

Navigating EPA Rules and Alternative Energies for Car Emissions

In an era defined by environmental consciousness, the impact of vehicle emissions on our planet cannot be understated. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plays a pivotal role in regulating car emissions, striving to balance the need for personal transportation with the urgency of reducing our carbon footprint. So, buckle up as we delve into the

September 28, 2023
Governance Pillar


One of the key pillars driving change and defining boundaries in the ESG space is the constant legal wrangling between shareholders, corporations, regulators, and the general public. There are a number of cases recently concluded, in progress, or just filed that will affect the ESG landscape for decades to some. This is a look at

September 22, 2023
Governance Pillar

Episode 110: LEGAL-ESG

Updates on recent ESG related legal cases with significant wins and losses changing the ESG landscape.

September 21, 2023
ESG Regulatory Developments

EPA Rules – Plastics Emissions

Striking the Balance: EPA’s Plastic Recycling Emissions Regulations and the Quest for Sustainability The EPA’s Role in Limiting Emissions Amidst the recent political chaos in the U.S., regulators have played hot potato with restrictions around greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other environmental rules. While jumping from the Clean Power Plan to the Affordable Clean Energy

September 18, 2023
ESG & Consumers

Sustainability and the Travel Industry – Think Before You Go

When you plan a trip, you probably focus on how long you’ll stay in each location, what sights to see, the food you’ll eat, what clothes you should pack, and so on. You probably don’t think about how traveling contributes to climate change and otherwise harms the environment, or how it impacts communities that might have a

September 12, 2023
Investment Management

Taking ESG Investing Mainstream

Incorporating ESG factors into mainstream investing has grown on an absolute level, but relative adoption remains low against the entire market. While it takes time for markets to adjust, part of the reason for the delayed integration is the asymmetrical approach to investing for value and investing for values. This is changing. With reliable data

September 8, 2023

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