To mark Bridges’ 20th anniversary, we’re asking a group of experts and thought-leaders from around the world: what needs to change if we are to build a more sustainable and inclusive economy over the next decade? How can we go further, faster?
Across the series, we’ll be featuring a range of different perspectives on various topics within this theme. Watch our intro here.
#20: Unlocking investment in the 'Global South'
Development finance expert Dolika Banda on how to get more capital flowing to Africa and other emerging marketsWatch here
#19: How to build an impact portfolio
Graham Cook of The Phoenix Group discusses how investors can build a successful sustainable and impact investing strategyWatch here
#18. Why we need to invest in nature
James Alexander, chair at Finance Earth, explains why we urgently need to invest billions in restoring natureWatch here
#17. The $50trn pensions opportunity
Richard Curtis, film director and campaigner, explains how unlocking the money in our pension posts can help us achieve the SDGsWatch here
#16. Why we need to focus on retrofitting
Emma Hoskyn, JLL’s UK Head of Sustainability, on the challenge of making our existing building stock more sustainableWatch here
#15. The value of longer-term capital
Cranemere’s Diana Propper de Callejon on the benefits of longer-term investment models for impact-driven businessesWatch here
#14: Can Web3 help to save the world?
Web3 expert Bettina Warburg explains how the next generation of the internet can help super-power our efforts to solve global challengesWatch here
#13: How big asset managers can drive impact at scale
What role can the world’s biggest asset managers play in accelerating change? With Apollo’s Lisa HallWatch here
#12: Finding more impact-driven entrepreneurs
How do we get more of the world’s best entrepreneurs to tackle our biggest challenges? With Zinc’s Ella GoldnerWatch here:
#11. Impact in emerging markets
Daniel Izzo, founder of Brazil’s VOX Capital, on how to build the market for impact investing in South America and beyondWatch here
#10. How to scale 'Pay for Success'
How do we unlock the power of partnerships to tackle big social challenges? With Tri-Sector’s Kevin TanWatch here
#9. The role of foundations
What more can foundations do to scale investing for impact? With Roy Swan of the Ford FoundationWatch here
#8. Funding more diverse founders
How do we channel more capital to businesses led by diverse founders? With Kim Folsom of Founders FirstWatch here
#7. The role of Government
How governments can help to catalyse change over the next decade, with the Rt Hon Nick Hurd of the G7 Impact TaskforceWatch here
#6. Science and policy
Putting science – and people – at the heart of climate policy, with Dr. Johanna Chao Kreilick of the Union of Concerned ScientistsWatch here
#5. How do we get more innovative?
Building an innovation nation, with Nesta’s Ravi GurumurthyWatch here
#4. Can AI help save the world?
Tapping the potential of Artificial Intelligence, with DeepMind’s Dorothy ChouWatch here
#3. Enabling the Just Transition
The opportunity – and challenges – of the Just Transition, with Laurie SpenglerWatch here
#2. Sustainability & real estate
Decarbonising our built environment, with The Office Group’s Charlie GreenWatch here
#1. The Impact Revolution
How transparency and technology can drive an impact revolution, with Sir Ronald CohenWatch here