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AnaBotin - Exec Chair Santander Group (1)
From Sustainable Views October 29, 2020

Santander’s Ana Botin on the challenges of sustainable finance

Santander Group executive chairman on the tightrope banks must walk in providing finance to support a green transition, without shunning coal-reliant poorer nations. 

Frank Vogl3 portrait
From Sustainable Views October 29, 2020

Resetting the banking sector’s moral compass

The dominant priority at major banks is the maximisation of short-term profits rather than serving the public interest.

From Sustainable Views September 30, 2020

Investor engagement on climate has a long way to go

Asset managers may take climate factors into account when making investment decisions, but many are failing to engage with the companies themselves over these issues

Bill Winters
From Sustainable Views September 30, 2020

On the spot: Can markets alone solve environmental issues?

Ronald Cohen from the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters ask if government involvement is needed to push markets in a greener direction

Silvia Fazio
From Sustainable Views September 30, 2020

Ideas exchange: Companies should seek out black female talent in Brazil

More than half of Brazil's population is black and yet less than 5 per cent of C-level positions are occupied by black people, with women particularly underrepresented

Sustainability is a growing focus of business, finance and investment. Yet it remains a highly complex and often confusing subject: from the implications of a low carbon economy on individual industries, to investor demands for transparency and the unexplored interactions between environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. 

   

At FT Specialist, we want to help bring clarity to this area. Pooling our experience in banking, wealth management and foreign direct investment, we will provide readers with insights and analysis to help them make sense of the ESG space. Every month, we will share opinion pieces by professionals with the authority and technical knowledge to influence this space, as well as data stories that highlight the more interesting or unexpected developments around sustainability. We will also provide access to our in-depth, well-researched journalism across The Banker and its sister titles PWM and fDi Intelligence.

   

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