Tomorrow's Capital Podcast

Tomorrow's Capital is Nasdaq's podcast series with thought leaders, influencers, & industry titans making their mark on the economic landscape

Are we there yet? The journey through economic history is filled with stories from leaders and innovators who have attempted to answer that question. In our podcast, Tomorrow's Capital, we interview thought leaders, influencers, and industry titans who have made their unique mark on our current economic landscape and those who are reshaping the markets in the years to come.

In season 3, we'll explore sustainability, specifically whether or not environmental, social and governance information drive investor engagement, corporate performance and market efficiency. Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability for Nasdaq, guides listeners through ESG initiatives with the thought leaders, market influencers and industry titans who are at the vanguard of a changing economic landscape.


Special Episode: Kaszek Ventures and Investing in Latin America

Jill Malandrino and Hernan Kazah

September 5, 2019 - Kaszek Ventures has set out to identify and support the next wave of revolutionary technology companies in Latin America. We speak with Hernan Kazah, managing partner and co-founder who is leading Kaszek's efforts. He is also founder of Nasdaq-listed Mercado Libre, the first Latin American company to join a major US index. "

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Episode 9: How Impossible Foods Is Preparing To Feed the World By 2050

Impossible foods

June 18, 2019 - You've probably noticed more plant-based substitutes on the burger menu lately, and it's not just your imagination. This is a market that grew by 17 percent to $3.7 billion in the U.S. alone in 2018, according to data from Nielsen and the Good Food Institute. And it's expanding. We speak with David Lee, CFO of Impossible Foods, about how the company -- now backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and celebrities like Serena Williams and Jay-Z -- is preparing to "feed the population by 2050."

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Episode 8: Influencing Investors and the Gold Rush of Data In ESG

Fowle

June 11, 2019 — As the lead for PRI's activity in the Americas, Chris Fowle works to grow and maintain signatory relationships with asset owners, asset managers and service providers. He speaks with Global Head of Sustainability at Nasdaq Evan Harvey about how UN PRI is influencing investors to integrate ESG.

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Episode 7: Good For the Planet, Good For Business

Laible

June 4, 2019 — Carole Laible, CEO of Domini Impact Investments, is a pioneer in the impact investment space with more than twenty years of experience. At Domini, she played a key role in the launch of the Domini Impact International Equity Fund and the Domini Impact Equity Fund.

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Episode 6: Panic But Don't Paralyze

Cort

May 28, 2019 — Corporations increasingly find value in sustainability. How has reporting on these topics evolved? We speak with Todd Cort, faculty at Yale School of Management and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Faculty Co-Director at Yale Center for Business and the Environment.

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Episode 5: How Companies Fare On An ESG Scale

Streur

May 21, 2019 — Calvert Research and Management is focused on allocating capital consistent with ESG best practices. Leading the company is John Streur, who has been in the ESG business since 1987. We speak about how the industry has changed and how Calvert assesses companies on an ESG scale.

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Episode 4: The Green Bond Revolution

Shilling

May 14, 2019 — Henry Shilling, Director of Research at Sustainable Research and Analysis, discusses the evolution of ESG investing and why green bonds have suddenly become attractive to investors. Join Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability for Nasdaq, as they delve into what value-based investing looks like today.

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Episode 3: Thinking As Owners And Investors

McQuillen

May 7, 2019 — Mary Jane McQuillen, Head of ESG Investment at Clearbridge and a former national park ranger, reveals how ESG has changed through the last 30 years.

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Episode 2: Responsible Investing Crosses Borders

Vienne

April 30, 2019 — What if we told you ESG investing is growing faster in the U.S. than in Europe? ISS Head of ESG Strategy in the Americas Ariane de Vienne challenges the myth that U.S. lags behind. ISS ESG is a global leader in ESG risk and has worked with 1,000+ clients worldwide to cover ESG ratings, rankings and more.

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Episode 1: The Mainstreaming of ESG

Ravenel

April 23, 2019 — What does mainstreaming of ESG mean for the future of the industry? Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability discusses with Curtis Ravenel, Global Head of Sustainable Business & Finance at Bloomberg on the first episode of season three of Tomorrow's Capital.

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