Four Twenty Seven’s Director of Finance, Colin Shaw, was recently invited to be a part of a panel titled “Latest Innovations in ESG” at Sustainatopia on May 8th, 2017.
The panelists discussed the increasing awareness of investors in their options to invest responsibly, and breaking down the preconception that ESG investing sacrifices financial returns. Colin presented on the tools to used measure climate risk in financial portfolios, and the need that Four Twenty Seven sees for more climate data in order to better provide guidance to businesses for their risk management and adaptation planning. The other panelists included:
- Andrew Olig, Regional Vice President of Calvert Mutual Funds
- Megan Fielding, Senior Director, Responsible Investment at TIAA Investments
- Catherine Banat, Impact Investing at RBC Global Asset Management
- Jason Escamilla, CEO of Impact Labs
Listen to the entire engaging panel recording below.