REWIND: Reimagining Capitalism / Fossil Fuels in Your Portfolio

Maintaining a consumption-driven economy while keeping emissions down seems more and more like a pipe dream -- is it time to re-think capitalism altogether? “The only thing it requires is a massive cultural and political movement changing the rules that constrain capitalism,” says Rebecca Henderson, author of Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, “but as soon as we can do that we’re done.” Short of a whole new capitalism, can the stock market be used as a tool for climate action? We may not all be managing billions in assets, but can we use our nest eggs to help finance a green economy? Visit climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts for more information on today's episode. Guests (Part 1) Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard University Hope Jahren, Researcher, Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics, University of Oslo This program was originally broadcast on June 26, 2020. Guests (Part 2) Brian Deese, Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Investing, BlackRock Lori Keith, Portfolio Manager, Parnassus Investments Pratima Rangarajan, CEO, Oil and Gas Climate Initiative This program was originally broadcast on April 24, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


by Climate One