The intersection of value and values is the existential issue at the core of business today. How to maximize return and impact, to “do well and do good”. Mark Carney, former Governor of the Bank of England and current Vice Chair of Brookfield Asset Management, joins the podcast to explore the financial industry’s transition to a more socially conscious and sustainable future. Carney discusses the current state of ESG investing and reporting, the impact of shareholder activism, long-term prospects for cryptocurrency, goals for COP26, and more.
Mark Carney is the Chair of Brookfield Asset Management. He is also the Head of Transition Investing and in this role, he is focused on the development of products for investors that will combine positive social and environmental outcomes with strong risk-adjusted returns. Mr. Carney is an economist and banker who served as the Governor of the Bank of England from 2013 to 2020, and prior to that as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2008 until 2013. He was Chairman of the Financial Stability Board from 2011 to 2018. Prior to his governorships, Mr. Carney worked at Goldman Sachs as well as the Canadian Department of Finance.
Carney’s book, Value(s): Building a Better World for All, is available now.