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BrightTALK ESG Podcast: Martina Macpherson

The goal of this podcast series is to introduce to investors what the long-term benefits are derived by investing in ESG-related initiatives.

This episode features Martina Macpherson.



We discuss:
The Importance of SDGs
How to create Frameworks
How to measure ESG impact
Why Stewardship is a critical element of implementing ESG measures at companies.

Much more!
Recorded Mar 11 2019 60 mins
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    Ryan Ross | Martina Macpherson
    The goal of this podcast series is to introduce to investors what the long-term benefits are derived by investing in ESG-related initiatives.

    This episode features Martina Macpherson.



    We discuss:
    The Importance of SDGs
    How to create Frameworks
    How to measure ESG impact
    Why Stewardship is a critical element of implementing ESG measures at companies.

    Much more!
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