Category: Blog

Second Anniversary Event Summary: Climate Change and the Environment, the Social Dimension

Sustainable Trading celebrated its second anniversary with a special event on 28 February, hosted by member firm BMO. Eleni Coldrey, Business Development Director, EMEA at member firm Equinix, and a Sustainable Trading Board Member, led a panel discussion with other ESG and sustainability experts James Ford, Mayer Brown; Sarah Morris Lang, BMO Global Asset Management […]

Understanding Social Positioning

What is Social Positioning and how does it affect the workplace?   Social Positioning is defined as how someone’s identity affects the experience they have in society, which can be impacted by implicit bias, discrimination, and social exclusion. The following infographics explain these concepts to illustrate the cyclical process that can affect the workplace if […]

The Financial Technologist – Green Initiatives in Financial Services

by Allie Marchand   In the latest edition of The Financial Technologist, a magazine by Harrington Starr, Sustainability Consultant Allie Marchand shared her thoughts on green initiatives in the workplace and the benefits they bring.   Many of us are beginning to understand the importance of addressing climate change and its negative consequences, and companies […]

Summer 2023: Extreme weather, extreme impacts on environments and communities

From severe heat waves across southern Europe, the southern United States and China, to horrific wildfires in Hawaii (claiming many, many lives), Canada and Greece, over the summer months we have all witnessed the terrible impacts of extreme weather on environments and communities.     While these incidents are certainly evidence of unusual and extreme weather […]

Anniversary Event Panel: ESG perceptions, realities and recapturing the narrative

On 23 February 2023, the Sustainable Trading industry network celebrated its first anniversary with a special event hosted by founder member organisation, Jefferies. CEO and Founder Duncan Higgins led a panel discussion featuring ESG and sustainability experts from the industry: Luke Sussams from Jefferies, Victoria Kelly from Fidelity International, and Simon Clark from Kaya Advisory.  […]