Revolutionizing finance for a sustainable tomorrow: conversations with the Chatham House Sustainability Accelerator

Discover the transformative power of sustainable finance and how Chatham House's Sustainability Accelerator is shaping a better future in this engaging podcast episode.

22 May 2023
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In this week's podcast, join Jonathan Hall as he engages in a captivating conversation with Ana Yang, the executive director of the Chatham House Sustainability Accelerator. Together, they explore the pivotal role of finance in driving sustainable transformation while highlighting the remarkable contributions made by Chatham House's Sustainability Accelerator in fostering sustainable thinking, conducting insightful research, and facilitating collaboration among stakeholders.  

As an initiative under the Chatham House umbrella, the Sustainability Accelerator is dedicated to bridging the gap between the present and the future by profoundly exploring the convergence of sustainability and emerging trends. With a strategic focus on two pivotal drivers of change; finance and innovation. The accelerator employs futures and foresight methodologies to understand how sustainability can be effectively integrated into the dynamic economic and societal landscapes.  

Ana Yang brings attention to a critical issue: the misalignment of the current financial system with society's values and long-term aims. Recognizing the need for change, the accelerator actively fosters collaboration and engages in policy dialogues to drive constructive transformations and advance sustainable thinking. By unpacking these aspects and instigating systematic change, the accelerator endeavours to transform the financial system, making it more supportive of sustainability.  

Join us in this episode as we delve into the multifaceted world of sustainable finance, where the Chatham House Sustainability Accelerator plays a pivotal role in shaping a better future.  

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