Mispriced climate risks signal investment shocks – and opportunities for action (podcast)

  • The bigger the protests, the better for investors.
  • In a counter-intuitive shift, the estimated four million global youth climate strikers who took to the streets last week may be more pro-business than recalcitrant heads of state gathering at the United Nations intent on slow-walking climate action.
  • By catalyzing a powerful political constituency for urgent climate action, protesters may accelerate the low-carbon transition and soften climate shock.

Applying a racial lens to overcome persistent bias in investment management (podcast)

  • The latest Returns on Investment podcast took another look at the study from Illumen Capital and Stanford SPARQ, released last month, that found that biases, implicit or otherwise, actually increase the better fund managers of color perform.

Agents of Impact Call No. 10: Calling trends and scooping ideas in ImpactAlpha’s newsroom (audio)

ImpactAlpha, April 14 – Don’t refer to conventional finance as ‘mainstream,’ ImpactAlpha’s David Bank said on The Call earlier this month. Call it ‘legacy finance’ in the same way the tech community refers to ‘legacy’ computer systems that are outdated but still in use. That was one takeaway from The Call No. 10, which took ImpactAlpha