ESG Talk: Season Three

The ESG Talk podcast features candid conversations with business leaders from around the world. In season three, co-hosts Mandi McReynolds, Steve Soter, Andie Wood, and Ernest Anunciacion are exploring the connections between people and data that are the foundation of ESG—including partnerships that move sustainability goals forward and best practices in reporting and assurance.

Subscribe for weekly episodes on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and YouTube.

Content from this campaign

Research, Reports & Publications

Navigating Data Gaps
In this episode, we welcome back to the show Alex Edmans, professor of finance at London Business School and author of May Contain Lies, to discuss data gaps, including ESG metrics, with co-host Andie Wood.

Research, Reports & Publications

Insights on ESG Ratings
Julian Kölbel, assistant professor at the University of St. Gallen and a research affiliate at the MIT Sloan School of Management, joins co-host Mandi McReynolds for a discussion on ESG rating agencies.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Driving ESG with Supply Chain Intelligence
Miguel Sossa, vice president and sustainability GTM lead for Capgemini Americas, joins co-host Andie Wood to discuss the role supply chains play within ESG. They explore the pragmatic approaches necessary to advance towards a more sustainable world.

Research, Reports & Publications

Harnessing ESG Reporting for Progress
In this episode of ESG Talk, host Andie Wood looks back on a conversation with Nadja Picard, partner and global reporting leader at PwC Germany. The duo explores how ESG reporting can drive operational change, the advantages of interoperability in standards, and the pivotal roles

Research, Reports & Publications

SEC Climate Rule: From Compliance to Opportunity
In this special crossover episode, ESG Talk and Off The Books dive into the long-awaited SEC climate disclosure rule. Jonathan Gregory of The Hershey Company and Alan Wilson of WilmerHale and hosts Mandi McReynolds, and Andie Wood discuss what the new requirements mean.

Research, Reports & Publications

The Board’s Role in Driving Sustainability
Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO of Competent Boards, and Paul Washington, executive director of The Conference Board ESG Center, join co-host Mandi McReynolds to discuss the pivotal role that boards play in advancing and achieving corporate sustainability objectives.

Research, Reports & Publications

A Pragmatic Approach to ESG
Alison Taylor, clinical associate professor at NYU Stern School of Business and author, joins co-host Mandi McReynolds to discuss the role of business in society, including stakeholder capitalism, employee engagement, and measuring impact with data and technology.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain
Jeannie Renné-Malone, vice president of global sustainability for VF Corporation, and Tim Tensen, chief operating officer for Terra Genesis, join co-host Andie Wood to discuss regenerative agriculture and the transformative potential of their partnership in fueling innovation.

Research, Reports & Publications

Collaborative Value Creation in ESG
Mandi McReynolds looks back on her conversation on the value of collaboration in ESG with Noel Kinder, chief sustainability officer at Nike, and Brian Matt, head of ESG advisory at the New York Stock Exchange.

Research, Reports & Publications

Effective Consumer Sustainability Communications
Tensie Whelan, Director of NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, and Jackie Murphy, former Managing Director of Edelman Purpose & Impact, join co-host Andie Wood to discuss a consumer brand study the two organizations partnered on around sustainability claims.

More from Workiva

  1. ESG Talk: Season Three
    The ESG Talk podcast features candid conversations with business leaders from around the world. In season three, co-hosts Mandi McReynolds, Steve...
  2. Back to Basics: A Practical Guide for Simplifying ESG
    In this comprehensive guide, Workiva offers environmental, social, and governance professionals an introduction (or refresher!) to the complex and...
  3. ESG Talk: Season Two
    ESG Talk is simplifying ESG, one conversation at a time. Subscribe for weekly updates on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and YouTube.