The Best Opportunities are Made, Not Found: Goldman Sachs & Sustainable Finance

We are joined by Hugh Lawson, Global Head of ESG & Impact and Institutional at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and John Goldstein, Head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs. 


As we begin to see more engagement between investors and corporations in relation to sustainability, in this episode we discuss their insights into the future of investor opportunities, investing from a climate perspective, inclusive economic growth, the Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women initiative and more.


Hugh is a member of the leadership team for Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Client Business with global responsibility for Institutional Client Strategy and the division’s Environmental, Social and Governance and Impact strategy. In addition, he is co-chair of the Asset Management Sustainability Council. Hugh was previously co-head of Alternative Capital Markets and co-head of Hedge Fund Strategies.


John is the head of the Sustainable Finance Group, which is responsible for working across Goldman Sachs to deepen the firm's knowledge and grow it's capabilities in relation to inclusive growth and climate transition. He serves as chair of the Sustainable Finance Group Steering Group. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2015 as a managing director through the acquisition of Imprint Capital, which he co-founded in 2007, to help expand the firm's ESG and impact investing capabilities.



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