ESG EXCHANGE SERIES | PART III
Our ESG Exchange began with a focus on The Rise of Intangibles led by Stian Westlake co-author of Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of Intangibles, a critically acclaimed book on intangible investment and what it means for the economy. A summary of the event can be found here.
Author and Policy Advisor
Following this, a panel discussion on Sustainability From a Company's View was hosted by Ben Yeoh, Senior Portfolio Manager for the RBC Global Equity team and ESG Specialist. He was joined by the following panel of senior representatives from three global corporations:
Head of Sustainable Business
Chief People Officer
VP of Corporate Sustainability,
We concluded with a brief moderated discussion with Richard Farrell, Portfolio Manager for the RBC Emerging Markets Equity team on ESG: A Country View – examining the environment of a country to view the impact of a company' long-term returns and sustainability.
This was moderated by:
Sustainability/ESG Consultant at Sancroft
ESG in Emerging Markets
Richard Farrell and Zeena Dahdaleh, Portfolio Managers for RBC Emerging Markets Equity, discuss why their team reviews ESG risks at a country level and the prevalence of modern slavery and exploitative labour in Emerging Markets