Friends With Money #96: Who cares about sustainable investing

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When it comes to investing, should our values dictate where our money goes, or should they be left at the door? This week on the Friends With Money podcast host Tom Watson is joined by Rachel Alembakis, Managing Editor of FS Sustainability, to discuss the ins and outs of sustainable investing.

  • What is values-based investing?
  • Do you have to sacrifice performance to invest sustainably?
  • Is diversification an issue?
  • Why do we need to be careful of greenwashing?

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Tom Watson is a senior journalist at Money magazine, and one of the hosts of the Friends With Money podcast. He's previously worked as a journalist covering everything from property and consumer banking to financial technology. Tom has a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Rachel Alembakis is the Managing Editor of FS Sustainability, a Rainmaker title that examines how investors and companies integrate environmental, social and corporate governance issues into their decision-making processes. She has more than a decade's experience covering investment issues for a range of publications in Australia and overseas. Rachel hosts the ESG podcast, The Greener Way.