Georg Kell Chairman of Arabesque, an Anglo-German ESG Quant fund manager that uses self-learning quantitate models and big data to assess the performance and sustainability of globally-listed companies. He is the founding Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. This episode brings light to many questions and issues surrounding conscious capitalism, amongst businesses and consumers.
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Georg Kell is Chairman of the Board of Arabesque, a technology company that uses AI and big data to assess sustainability performance relevant for investment analysis and decision making.
He is also Co-Chair of the DWS ESG Advisory Board and Speaker of the Volkswagen Sustainability Council.
Georg Kell is the founding Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative with over 9,000 corporate signatories in more than 160 countries.
He helped to establish the Global Compact as the foremost platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible and sustainable corporate policies and practices. In a career of more than 25 years at the United Nations, he also oversaw the conception and launch of the Global Compact’s sister initiatives, on investment, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and on education, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), together with the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE).
Visit his website http://www.georgkell.com/