25 May 2023
This documentary series features the cutting-edge developments and innovations in finance. 'Finance Frontiers' features the people, businesses and organisations leading the charge into a new era of banking – with a special focus on ESG.
We travel to Portland, Oregon with Harrison Street, to hear how community is key. The focus is on the 'S' in ESG - the transformative power of 'social' - is something we explore on a visit to The Springs retirement community at Lake Oswego.
In the heart of the Midlands, we visit Hinckley and Rugby's HQ and a local school where children are being taught about how homes can be retrofitted to mitigate climate change, and see the children plant a tree in the school grounds.
SS&C Advent's Solutions Consultant, Tim Duffy, talks about providing clarity in ESG investments - creating portfolios that are tailored to each client's individual values. He says that's done by offering a tech platform that provides the sort of transparency investors are now absolutely demanding. Industry consultant Mark Stringer, from Horatii, discusses the game-changing impact of the explosion of data that we're seeing with the onset of ESG reporting globally.
In Belgium, we hear from the Central Labelling Agency (CLA) about professional benchmarking of sustainability, and back in London we talk to State Street (SSGA). This film delves into SSGA’s responsibility to its clients and to the world at large. We aim to find an answer to what the financial services industry can do to mitigate climate change and protect the planet for generations to come.
The series was launched on the 24th May on the LIBF website and across social media.