Innovation and Sustainability – The next decade of Economic Growth?

Presented by

Tim Brown, Senior Product Specialist, Janus Henderson Investors

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Innovation is fast becoming synonymous with sustainable development objectives of companies. The speed of change is rapid, and we anticipate a decade of significant change, A number of dominant themes are already emerging; digitalisation, cleaner energy, electrification and hyper connectivity. Numerous companies are embracing these themes, enabling new ways of organising our economies and promoting greater efficiency and circularity. In this two-part series, Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equity, and Tim Brown, Senior Product Specialist explore: • The key drivers leading rapid economic change and how companies are evolving to embrace this new dynamic • The importance of identifying companies that have a positive impact on society and the environment and avoiding those industries that pose significant transition risk • The relevance of integrating both traditional financial and ESG analysis into investment decision making and how it applies to the ‘Triple bottom-line’ approach • Why active investing, engagement, better investment outcomes and better Environmental & Social outcomes go together • How transparency and reporting are fundamental to monitoring results and outcomes Speaker bio: Tim Brown is a Senior Product Specialist at Janus Henderson Investors, responsible for a number of Global and Thematic equity products. Prior to joining Janus Henderson in 2018, he spent 8 years at Vanguard Asset Management performing a number of roles. In his most recent role, he served as a Product Specialist covering a variety of active Global equity funds and was responsible for conducting investment reviews and finals pitches to a global investor audience. Tim earned a BSc degree (Hons) in Business from Royal Holloway University of London. He has 11 years of financial industry experience.

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