Podcasts and videos

Growth and Governance Hub

Diversity and Productivity from Education to Workforce

Event hosted by The Inclusion Iniatiative and The London Stock Exchange on 27 April 2023

Speakers: Sophia Dancygier (Leader in Finance), Dawid Konotey-Ahulu, (Redington, Mallowstreet & 10000 Interns Foundation), Katherine Gansallo (London Stock Exchange Group) Stephen van Rooyen (Sky)

Chair: Arlene Mc Dermott (London Stock Exchange)

This event celebrated the launch of our new research grant, in collaboration with the UCL Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield, exploring the link between diversity and productivity. This is your chance to get involved in this innovative project, you can expect a fantastic discussion with a panel of senior leaders from the City of London, to learn something new. You can find out more about the work we are doing from our website.

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The Productivity Puzzle: can diversity and inclusion unlock the key to growth?

Event hosted by The Inclusion Initiative on 7 March 2023

Speakers: Dr Claire Crawford (UCL), Belton Flournoy (Protiviti), Dr Aliya Hamid Rao (LSE), Daniel Jolles (LSE Inclusion Initiative)

Chair: Dr Grace Lordan (LSE Inclusion Initiative)

Weak productivity in Britain is an acute problem. Explanations have included insufficient necessary skills, an overinvestment in unnecessary skills at the university level, capital shallowing and too little creative destruction. In this webinar we explore a different explanation.

We ask whether a failure to recruit and operationalise diverse talent is an underlying root cause of slow growth. Join Grace Lordan where she discussed with a panel of experts the theory and evidence behind the diversity and productivity link. 

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Measuring the 'S' in ESG

Event hosted by The Inclusion Iniatiative and Special Olympics on 5 May 2022

Speakers: Special Olyympic Athletes Kiera Byland, Nyasha Derera, Kester Edwards, Heidi Mallet

Chair: Dr Grace Lordan (LSE Inclusion Initiative)

This discussion included The Inclusion Initiative in collaboration with the movement of Special Olympics for a panel discussion with Special Olympics Athlete Leaders. During the event, the panellists discussed the current work of Special Olympics in support of individuals with intellectual disabilities, on and off the playing field.

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Risk Landscape: Review 2020 & Preview 2021

Hosted by Systematic Risk Centre and NUS Risk Management Institute on 23 November 2020

Speakers: Jon Danielsson (SRC/LSE), Peter Giger (Zurich Insurance), Mohit Joshi (Infosys), Grace Lordan (LSE Inclusion Initiative), Sneha Sanghvi (Westpac Banking Corporation)
Chair: Lutfey Siddiqi (LSE & NUS RMI)

Featuring C-suite and senior risk practitioners along with LSE’s Jon Danielsson and Grace Lordan, this panel will take stock of the risk management challenges of 2020 and lessons learnt for the future. Are we framing and approaching risk in the right manner? What has worked and what has not in 2020? What are the practical challenges where the rubber hits the road, and what can academia help with?

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