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Sustainable Investment Forum Europe - Part 2

Aligning investments with the Paris Agreement and the UN SDGs

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PART 2 | Aligning investments with the Paris Agreement and the UN SDGs

Friday, 11 September 2020
Morning: 9.00 - 10.45 AM (GMT+1)
Afternoon: 2.00 - 3.30 PM (GMT+1)

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Core Discussion Points:

  • How strategic asset allocation is the key to managing the transition in a fiduciary-friendly way
  • The role of Global Investors for Sustainable Development, (GISD) the UN Secretary General’s initiative and the potential for making private investors invest in line with the SDGs
  • Strategic asset allocations for ESG and the transition to a low carbon economy
  • TCFD reporting update for PRI signatories, investor experiences and challenges
  • Investor views on reporting: UK position compared to the EU
  • Examining the FRC’s work on climate
  • What are the key points banks should consider when considering the new EU sustainable finance strategy?

Featured Speakers:

  • Craig Mackenzie, Head of Strategic Asset Allocation, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Morgan Després, Deputy Head of the Financial Stability Department, Banque de France
  • Jeroen Bos, Head of Responsible Investment NN Investment Partners
  • Olivier Rousseau, Executive Director, Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites (FRR)
  • Luc Olivier, Fund Manager, Impact Strategy, La Financiere de l’Echiquier, LFDE
  • Katharina Lindmeier, Responsible Investment Manager, Nest Corporation
  • Claire Tutenuit, General Director Enterprises pour l'Environment (EpE)
  • Hannah Armitage, Project Manager & Corporate Governance Policy Advisor, Financial Reporting Council
  • Emelia Holdaway, Policy Programme Director, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change
  • Tonia Plakhotniuk, Associate Director, Policy Division, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
  • Sundip Jadeja, Technical Manager, Climate Disclosures Board
  • Andrew Steel, Managing Director & Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings

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Mat​ti Leppälä, Secretary General , CEO, PensionsEurope
Wolfgang Kuhn, Director Finance Sector Strategies, ShareAction

Event Chair:
Dr. Ben Caldecott

About the Forum:
In response to COVID-19 and the unpredictability of holding physical events in the short term, the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2020, in official partnership with UNEP-FI returns during 8-22 September as a 4-part digital event series, running weekly for one month – WATCH LIVE OR ON-DEMAND.  Climate Action is committed to enabling debate, encouraging dialogue and collaboration to lay the foundations for sustainable finance, and we’ll provide an online environment for over 1,000 attendees to engage with the sustainable finance community in these unprecedented times. For more information download the event brochure here <<hyperlink to>>


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