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Sustainable Investment Forum Europe - Part 3

Laying the foundations for responsible and sustainable investment in Europe

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PART 3 | Laying the foundations for responsible and sustainable investment in Europe


Tuesday, 15 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:

  • Implications of COVID-19 and the role of ESG and responsible business practice in long-term financial recovery strategies
  • How investors address climate change across the investment process: How they define their climate objectives
  • Tools for investors and touch upon the key drivers for ESG integration (EU Sustainable Action plan and the TCFD)
  • Advanced impact measurement in late-stage, clean energy venture capital
  • The importance of maintaining an open dialogue to allow managers to work collaboratively with all impact-oriented LPs
  • EU Action plan update- capital requirements for bank lending and the role of the European Supervisory Authorities in encouraging sustainable banking
  • What to expect in the next 5-10 years- what is the likely impact of Brexit
  • The role of European listed derivatives in sustainable investing
  • Europe and beyond- examining Europe’s responsible investment impact on emerging markets


Featured Speakers:

  • Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Investment Officer, NN Investment Partners
  • Eva Cairns, ESG Investment Analysts, Climate Change, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Veronique Menou, Head of ESG Index EMEA, MSCI
  • Martina Macpherson, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Engagement, Moody’s
  • Bethany Gorham, Vice President, Fundraising & Impact Investing, Energy Impact Partners
  • Siri Kalvig, CEO  Nysnø Climate Investments
  • Stephen Nolan, Managing Director, UNEP Financial Centres for Sustainability
  • Terry McCallion, Director Energy Efficiency & Climate Change, EBRD
  • Geraldine Ang, Senior Policy Analyst, Green Finance & Investment, Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD)
  • Anne-Claire Roux is the Managing Director of Finance for Tomorrow
  • Chris Hulatt – Co-Founder, Octopus Group

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Sofiane Belmiloud, Investor & Outreach Manager, FAIRR Organisation
Sonja Gibbs, Managing Director Sustainable Finance, Institute of International Finance


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.


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