The financial services industry has a uniquely opportunity to influence sustainable outcomes for themselves, the planet and society. In this episode, our ESG expert, Emily Farrimond is joined by Tom Orr, Baringa and Rishi Madlani, Natwest, to understand how sustainability plays out in both their work and personal lives, as well as the barriers and enablers of the transition.

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About our host:

Emily Farrimond, ESG & Sustainability lead, Baringa

Responsible for building the ESG & Sustainability practice for Financial Services at Baringa, Emily is passionate about creating a more sustainable world.

As a trusted advisor to the C-suite, Emily helps shape and deliver critical change initiatives, including setting ESG and net zero strategies, creating credible transition plans, and the avoicance of greenwashing.

About our guests: 

Rishi Madlani, Head of Climate & Sustainable Finance, Natwest

In his role, Rishi supports the bank and its customers transition to a lower carbon economy. 

Additionally, Rishi serves as an elected Councillor in Camden, representing Bloomsbury ward, and is Chair of the London Borough of Camden Pension Committee. He is also Shareholder Chair of the London Collective Investment Vehicle, representing c. £45bn of London’s Local Government Pensions.

Rishi also serves on the board of the UK Sustainable Investment & Finance Association and is part of the LSE Grantham Just Transition Investor Alliance.

Tom Orr, Climate Change & Sustainability expert, Baringa

 As a director in our banking team, Tom supports cilents drive and implement product strategies, business perimeter decisions, and operating model, purpose and sustainability. Tom 's particular specialism is around climate change and broader sustainability.

If you would like to find out more about how we can help navigate the complex world of climate and ESG, please contact us.

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