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BMO Sustainability Podcast on Principles for Impact Investing

July 6, 2020 | Sustainability

BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast returns with Michael Torrance in conversation with Diane Damskey, Head of the Secretariat of the IFC’s Operating Principles for Impact Management and an Adviser to the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank Group. They discuss the differences between impact investing and traditional investing, and how impact investing fits into the broader sustainability ecosystem. Diane goes into details of how impact investing started, where impact investing is going in the future, why many impact investments are tied to the Sustainable Development Goals, and the need for impact investing in the light of COVID to help rebuild economies.

Check out the Principles for Impact Investing podcast.

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BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast series is an ongoing destination for news and views on all things sustainability. Host Michael Torrance (BMO’s Chief Sustainability Officer), along with his colleagues Manju Seal and David Sneyd, introduces listeners to innovative minds and diverse perspectives that are pushing the boundaries in sustainability good practice. With topics ranging from climate change to sustainable finance and green bonds to human rights, the podcast explores the world of corporate sustainability through interviews with corporate practitioners, investors, scholars, and the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) community.

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