Insurance Companies Can Help Phase Out the Fossil-Fuel Industry

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Listen to "#25 - Insurance Companies Can Help Phase Out the Fossil-Fuel Industry" on Spreaker. In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, the second in our miniseries on climate finance, we speak with Peter Bosshard and Elana Sulakshana…

New Evidence Shows How Gender Diversity Improves Banking Culture

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A larger presence of women on a bank's board of directors helps to foster a better corporate culture. In the past decade, a larger-than-ever number of scandals and fraud episodes led to the world's largest banks being hit with an unprecedented…

The Power of Banks to Shape Climate Change Solutions

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In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, the first in our miniseries on climate finance, we speak with Ivan Frishberg, James Vaccaro, and Marilyn Waite about the banking sector and what it would take to scale its ambition and impact on helping to stem climate change.

The Dirty Secret of Over-Performing ESG Funds, and More, in a Q&A with Alison Taylor

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Praveen Gupta, formerly the Managing Director & CEO at Raheja QBE General Insurance Company Ltd, recently interviewed Alison Taylor on his blog. We're glad to be sharing the conversation, which hits a wide range of topics, with you…

How Business Can Boost Human Rights in 2021

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The ghost of Milton Friedman still haunts corporate America and his outdated model. Few will regret the passing of 2020, a year headlined by a global health crisis, profound economic distress, and high-profile examples of racial inequality.…

Bring on the Circular Economy: A Conversation with Jessica Long

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Listen to "#22 - Bring on the Circular Economy: A Conversation with Jessica Long" on Spreaker. In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Jessica Long about the global imperative to eliminate waste in the economy, and…

How to Fight Online Disinformation in the Wake of a Bitter Election

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Unless the platforms adjust their fundamental approach to disinformation, this trend will escalate and come to dominate political discourse to the detriment of all of our societies. Since last week’s election was called in favor of President-elect…

On Climate, Finance, and Policy in the US: A Conversation with Bob Litterman

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Listen to "#21 - On Climate, Finance, and Policy in the US: A Conversation with Bob Litterman" on Spreaker. In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Bob Litterman. We discuss Bob's trajectory from risk-pricing guru…

Making Corporate Values Human: A Conversation with Marsha Ershaghi Hames

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Listen to "#20 - Making Corporate Values Human: A Conversation with Marsha Ershaghi Hames" on Spreaker. In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Marsha Ershaghi Hames about how COVID-19 has shaped, and continues to…

4 Pillars of Business Integrity from the World Economic Forum

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This time last year, I traveled to Dubai to participate in the Global Future Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption. The World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils are an interdisciplinary multi-stakeholder network, grouped into…