Money Talks: ESG and finance in the age of net zero

Money Talks: ESG and finance in the age of net zero

WATCH: Triodos Bank’s Hans Stegeman, L&G Capital’s John Alker and ShareAction’s Catherine Howarth explore how companies are responding to mounting ESG considerations and expectations in the finance sector at the Net Zero Festival 2023

How has our understanding of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in modern finance been evolving?

As investors increasingly demand more responsible and sustainable investments, several influential figures from across the burgeoning green finance sector came together at the recent Net Zero Festival 2023 to discuss the challenges and opportunities of integrating ESG considerations into financial decision-making, and how companies are responding. 

  • Hans Stegeman, chief economist at Triodos Bank
  • Catherine Howarth, CEO at ShareAction
  • John Alker, head of sustainability at Legal & General Capital


Their fascinating discussion led by BusinessGreen‘s editor in chief James Murray can be watched back in full below.

With thanks to Net Zero Festival 2023’s headline sponsors Innovate UK and OVO.

While this year’s event may have drawn to a close, the Net Zero Festival will be back in force again in 2024 – so sign up below to stay in the loop on the plans for next year’s event.

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