Green Finance: Philippe Zaouati's Journey from Macron's Support to Sustainable Investing Leader

The Pricing For The Planet Podcast

31-12-2023 • 27 mins

In this episode, we delve into the world of sustainable finance with Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova and contributor to French President Emmanuel Macron's environmental initiatives. We explore Mirova's unique journey, where investment intertwines with sustainability, and discuss how finance is becoming a pivotal solution in the global climate crisis. Philippe sheds light on the evolution from traditional ESG to impact investing and the innovative financial tools, like green bonds and loans, that are reshaping our approach to sustainability. He also addresses the challenges of greenwashing and the importance of transparent environmental claims. The episode culminates with a deep dive into the debate between double and simple materiality in financial responsibility, offering Philippe's valuable insights and advice for those eager to make a difference in the world. Join us for this compelling conversation that navigates the intersection of finance, sustainability, and global change!

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