Paul Smith, CFA, is the founder of SustainFinance and the former president and CEO of CFA Institute. He has more than 25 years of relevant financial services leadership experience in many aspects of the investment management industry.
Might financing vegetarian products be the game changer that moves our consumer habits in a more sustainable direction?
"At its best, capitalism with purpose creates value that is broadly apparent and commonly appreciated," says CFA Institute president and CEO Paul Smith, CFA. "We need to press for more of that today."
CFA Institute president and CEO Paul Smith, CFA, stood before a crowd of more than 1600 investment professionals from across the globe at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Philadelphia, and asked a critical question: “What is finance for?”
CFA Institute president and CEO Paul Smith, CFA, issued a rousing call for a more ethical and effective investment profession. He also laid out his vision of where he hopes to lead CFA Institute in the years ahead, offering a road map for how he intends to get there.
No doubt shadow banking in China is large (30% of total banking assets, according to JPMorgan’s estimates) and carries unknown risks. But China’s problem is not shadow banking itself, it is a dysfunctional credit system.
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