Max Budra of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) speaks with Roy Zimmerhansl about "Short Selling and Responsible Investment" a report released by AIMA in conjunction with Simmons and Simmons.
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4:50 EY Report – Investors place growing importance on ESG factors for Alternative Managers
7:30 Are ESG and Responsible Investment the same thing?
9:00 Differing standards and priorities on ESG and responsible investment
11:25 Using hedge funds to manage ESG risks
17:15 Different time horizons and the relevance of ESG factors
21:45 No longer “anti-vice” funds
24:25 Short selling – always a part of the “G” in ESG
32:20 Will leading ESG companies outperform and reshape indices?
38:00 Retail vs Sophisticated investors challenges of ESG index construction and regulation
40:20 ESG Long Short funds
41:50 Other work AIMA is focusing on
46:02 Roy’s closing thoughts
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