Q&A with Tribe Impact Capital's Amy Clarke: ESG is 'low hanging fruit' for managers

Q&A with chief impact officer

Lauren Mason
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Amy Clarke, CIO of Tribe Impact Capital
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Amy Clarke, CIO of Tribe Impact Capital

Chief impact officer Amy Clarke talks to Lauren Mason about SFDR, why ESG ratings are flawed and how to choose an impact fund that does what it says on the tin.

What inspired the launch of Tribe back in 2016? Did you know at the time impact investing would be so popular? In many ways, Tribe was set up out of frustration. Finance really was not understanding the level of risk being faced, despite the fact it promotes itself as being one of the best industries around for recognising risk. A lot of companies had taken most of the fundamental building blocks out - upon which successful societies and economies are built - then called them externalities and told clients they are not part of the decision-making process.  Another frustration is tha...

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