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33 minutes | 5 months ago
Promoting Equitable Access to COVID Relief, with Mara Lilley
On this week's episode, Gabriel speak with Mara Lilley, Investor Engagement Manager at the Access to Medicine Foundation, about strategies to promote equitable access to prospective COVID treatments.
62 minutes | 5 months ago
Promoting Active Ownership, with James McRitchie
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with James McRitchie, publisher of Corpgov.net and self-proclaimed gadfly, about his experience as a shareholder advocate and his efforts to encourage widespread active ownership.
51 minutes | 5 months ago
Engaging Big Tech, with Natasha Lamb
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Natasha Lamb, Managing Partner at Arjuna Capital, about her ongoing engagement work with Facebook, Google, and Amazon.
60 minutes | 6 months ago
Redesigning Corporate Incentives, with Nicholas Benes
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Nicholas Benes, founder and Representative Director of the Board Director Training Institute of Japan, about his recent article "Redesigning Corporations: Incentives Matter," which appeared on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance in mid-June.
45 minutes | 6 months ago
Improving Racial Representation in the Responsible Investing Industry, with Lisa Hayles
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Lisa Hayles, Investment Manager at Trillium Asset Management and long-time leader in sustainable investing, about racial representation in the ESG industry and Lisa's recent article "Reflections on becoming a 'Token' Hire."
40 minutes | 6 months ago
Protecting Indigenous Rights, with Carla Fredericks
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Professor Carla Fredericks, Director of the American Indian Law Clinic at the University of Colorado Law School and Faculty Director of First Peoples Worldwide, about investor efforts to promote Indigenous rights.
46 minutes | 6 months ago
Engaging China on Climate Finance, with Cary Krosinsky
On this episode - in light of China's crackdown against protests in Hong Kong - Gabriel speaks with Cary Krosinsky, author of Modern China: Financial Cooperation for Solving Sustainability Challenges, about the pros and cons of supporting China's green finance efforts.
43 minutes | 7 months ago
Sustaining Shareholder Engagement During a Pandemic, with Josh Zinner
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Josh Zinner, CEO of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, about COVID-19's impact on shareholder engagement, shareholder rights, and the Investor Alliance on Human Rights.
67 minutes | 7 months ago
Protecting LGBTQ+ Workers, with Julie Goodridge
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Julie Goodridge, CEO of NorthStar Asset Management and a leading investor advocate on LGBTQ rights, about progressive wealth management (2:34) and the fight for LGBTQ equality in the workplace (29:00).
80 minutes | 7 months ago
Racial Equity in the Workplace, with Eric Darrisaw
On this episode, Gabriel speaks with Eric Darrisaw, long-time shareholder advocate for racial equity in corporate America, about how activists can push companies to support black employees.
66 minutes | 7 months ago
Gabe Rissman, Co-Founder of Real Impact Tracker and YourStake
On this episode, Gabriel speak with Gabe Rissman about the relationship between fossil fuel divestment and shareholder engagement (4:13), generating immediate impact after college (26:17), and Gabe's startups Real Impact Tracker (https://realimpacttracker.com/) and YourStake (https://www.yourstake.org/yourimpact/) (37:10).
25 minutes | 8 months ago
Unpacking the Term "Gadfly" and Recognizing the Limitations of Corporate Engagement
On this episode, Gabriel discusses the meaning of the term "corporate gadfly" and identifies the limitations of corporate engagement in light of the recent murder of George Floyd.
22 minutes | 8 months ago
Introduction: The Gadfly
Welcome to the The Gadfly, a podcast on corporate responsibility and the individuals working behind the scenes to hold companies to higher environmental and social standards. In this episode, Gabriel introduces listeners to the concept of shareholder engagement, explains how he became interested in corporate accountability, and outlines his three major goals for The Gadfly. For more information on shareholder resolutions, check out the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility's engagement 101 toolkit.
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