Portfolio Intelligence podcast: ESG investment strategies for today

Cheryl I. Smith, Ph.D., CFA, portfolio manager at Trillium Asset Management, and Matthew A. Zalosh, CFA, portfolio manager at Boston Common Asset Management, join the podcast to discuss ESG investment strategy. 


The portfolio managers delve into the details of using environmental, social, and governance factors in investment portfolios. 

For example, when it comes to environmental impact, ESG managers are taking a close look at companies’ use of renewable energy, recycling, and resource efficiency. Listen to this episode to get the experts’ perspective on ESG investing.

"The goal of ESG investing is to to construct portfolios of companies that generate competitive returns at appropriate levels of risk, which also contribute positively to a sustainable and more equitable economy."—Cheryl I. Smith, Ph.D., CFA, portfolio manager at Trillium Asset Management

About the Portfolio Intelligence podcast

The Portfolio Intelligence podcast features interviews with asset allocation experts, portfolio construction specialists, and investment veterans from across John Hancock’s multimanager network. Hosted by John Bryson, head of investment consulting at John Hancock Investment Management, the dynamic discussion explores ideas advisors can use today to build their business while helping their clients pursue better investment outcomes.