Global ESG Summit: Social metrics need to improve

Second panel looks at social considerations of clients and managers

Demographic change, inequality of wealth, shelter, education, financial inclusion are just some of the social considerations for panellists at the Global ESG Summit earlier this month.

In the second panel, titled Social factors dominating the global narrative​, and moderated by Portfolio Adviser news editor Kristen McGachey, the panellists discussed the financial and non-financial risks of damaging society.

The panellists were:

Simon Bond, executive director, responsible investment portfolio management, Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Julia Varesko, 
senior analyst, Pacific Longevity and Social Change, Pacific Asset Management
Dan Kemp, 
global chief investment officer, Morningstar Investment Management Europe
Tim Cockerill, investment director and head of responsible and values-based investing, Rowan Dartington

Watch the full panel above.

Watch the first panel and keynote speaker videos here.