Global environmental change is one of the strongest factors driving interest in sustainable investing. In this podcast, Dr. Sarah Cornell of Stockholm Resilience Centre and Gabriel Micheli, CFA, senior investment manager at Pictet Asset Management, discuss thematic and sustainable investing during a time of accelerating climate change.
Listen to this episode to hear expert insight on how sustainable investing works in practice and how to incorporate it into portfolios.
"The scale of the change that will have to happen in global emissions is enormous, and we think that understanding which companies will face those headwinds the most and which ones will actually benefit from those trends is key."—Gabriel Micheli, CFA, Senior Investment Manager at Pictet Asset Management
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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.
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