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WFE CEO Nandini Sukumar speaks with JLN about ESG progress at the World Federation of Exchanges, the WFE’s new green equity principles, and the difference between sustainability and ESG

WFE CEO Nandini Sukumar speaks with JLN about ESG progress at the World Federation of Exchanges, the WFE’s new green equity principles, and the difference between sustainability and ESG

John Lothian News interviewed Nandini Sukumar, Chief Executive Officer at the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), about the findings of the WFE’s 9th Sustainability Survey of Exchanges. First, Sukumar discussed the WFE’s process for conducting the survey and its findings, which reflect the many ways that exchanges have increased their activity in the sustainability and ESG areas.

Contango CEO Clive Furness on AI, volatility, and ESG in the commodities space

Contango CEO Clive Furness on AI, volatility, and ESG in the commodities space

John Lothian News Correspondent Julie Ros caught up with Contango CEO Clive Furness right after he had moderated a panel at FIA IDX London 2023 called “The Great Debate.” The debate was on the question of whether AI will spell the end of our markets as we know them. Furness said the two “fantastic” teams debated with much humor. The motion was defeated, meaning the house did not believe AI would end markets as we know them. Nevertheless, there are still important questions that need to be addressed, Furness said.

WH Trading Spawned a Social Justice Phenomenon in My Hood, My Block, My City

WH Trading Spawned a Social Justice Phenomenon in My Hood, My Block, My City

At a recent meeting of the social justice committee at my church, St. Peter’s UCC in Elmhurst, IL, I was asked to look into the organization My Hood, My Block, My City. While perusing the organization’s website I noted the board chairman listed at the time was Will Hobert of principal trading group WH Trading.

I did not know Hobert, but knew of him and WH Trading, so I figured he was my in to learn more about M3, as the organization is called. After connecting with Hobert, I asked if he would do an interview; he suggested a joint interview with him and Jahmal Cole, the founder of M3.

Marex’s Guy Wolf talks about ESG and carbon markets at FIA Expo 2022

Marex’s Guy Wolf talks about ESG and carbon markets at FIA Expo 2022

Dr. Guy Wolf, Global Head of Market Analytics at Marex, spoke with John Lothian News at FIA Expo 2022 about ESG – particularly the environmental part.  He said Marex is looking to be carbon neutral this year and has invested in a mangrove restoration and reforestation project in Indonesia to offset its own footprint.  Becoming carbon neutral is also critical for the company’s clients, who are heavily involved in commodities. 

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