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How Sustainable Finance Can Help Save the Planet with Adrian Sargent


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We’re diving into the world of sustainable finance on this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast with the Founder and Managing Director of ESG Treasury, Adrian Sargent. Adrian has had a varied career to date in various senior roles in treasury across financial services from challenger banks to the largest asset manager in the world. He has worked at a number of financial services companies (Morgan Stanley, HBOS, Tesco Bank, BlackRock, Virgin Money) and has extensive experience in building, developing and managing treasury teams. He is a chartered accountant and currently studying for the Association of Corporate Treasurers Advanced Diploma in Treasury Management. Now, the time has come for Adrian to put his skills and knowledge to good use and deliver sustainable solutions for his clients through his treasury advice and consultancy company, ESG Treasury. Whether clients need treasury advice, help to move towards a sustainable economy or they want to take full advantage of sustainable finance – ESG Treasury helps them every step of the way. Through their experience and insight, ESG Treasury can help any treasurer, CFO or CEO and cover any location and sector. They can help Treasury in three ways: Short to medium assignments focused on specific items that take between 5-10 days Medium to long term assignment, covering more areas and working with companies and banks/financial institutions to develop and embed the correct operating model and all that entails Long term partner – regular engagement providing oversight and guidance, acting as part-time Treasurer/Board advisor, more akin to Non-Executive with specialist Treasury experience. Adrian has partnered with Challenge Sustainability, who are market leaders in sustainability advice. Both companies are aligned and can assist with the treasury and funding model as well as the overall strategy of the organisation. On the podcast we discussed… How Adrian got started in treasury A glimpse at Adrian’s previous roles prior to starting his own business, ESG Treasury Why Adrian launched his new business, ESG Treasury The importance of sustainable finance and considering the environment How sustainable finance can help save the environment What treasurers can do to be ‘greener’ in their organisation and their processes The three core principles of achieving sustainable finance If you’d like to get in touch with Adrian, you can connect with him via his LinkedIn profile. Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury? Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. Find out more here. Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move! If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts click here!