ESG knowledge shared: January 2022
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ESG knowledge shared: January 2022

Responsible investment is continuously evolving, driven by the research and insight that fuels new discussions. Keep up to date on your responsible investing knowledge using our external ‘top picks’ of content. See what content our team have enjoyed in the last month and access thinking across third party events, articles, video and more.

Climate change

Sampdoria’s Morten Thorsby: ‘They call me football’s Greta Thunberg’

The Guardian interviews Norway midfielder Thorsby on how the newspaper inspired him into climate activism, and how fellow players can help save the planet.

COP26: The teenagers suing 33 countries

After witnessing the damage caused by brutal wildfires in their home country, a group of Portuguese teens are using human rights law to force European politicians to tackle climate change.

‘It parodies our inaction’: Don’t Look Up, an allegory of the climate crisis, lauded by activists

You may have watched this satirical end-of-the-world film over the holidays. Although receiving rather frosty reviews from critics, it attracted the attention of climate scientists and activists, who hailed it a powerful depiction of society’s response to scientific warnings of climate change.

Draw your own chart: test your climate change knowledge

Kick your brain back into gear after the festive break with this interactive test by the Financial Times.

Biodiversity

Natural History Museum identifies more than 500 new species in 2021

Six new dinosaurs, as well as various crustaceans critical to the planet’s carbon cycle were among 552 new species identified by scientists at the Natural History Museum this year.

Public health

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Journalist John Carreyrou tells the story of a massive corporate fraud – the rise and fall of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech start-up whose CEO Elizabeth Holmes claimed to have devised blood tests that required only small amounts of blood and could be performed rapidly. The only problem was…the technology didn’t work.

The Dropout Podcast

This podcast also covers the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.

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High yield: once again doing what it says on the tin

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