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Sustainable Investment Forum North America - Part 3

Mobilising sustainable investment towards a 1.5 °C world

About this event



Thursday, 8 October 2020
Morning session: 09.00 AM -10.45 AM (EST)
Afternoon session: 12.00 PM - 01.00 PM (EST)


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Core Discussion Points:

  • Update on the latest SEC amendments to modernize and enhance financial disclosures - using TCFD implementation as a benchmark
  • Examining new corporate initiatives - sustainability classifications, taxonomies, emerging regulation, impact reporting and wider implications for corporate reporting across asset classes
  • Benchmarking infrastructure for ESG performance
  • Epidemics and pandemics are hence both a standalone business risk as well as an amplifier of existing trends and vulnerabilities
  • COVID 19- The importance of integrating climate resilience risk programs into your portfolio and accessing response bonds
  • Managing Portfolio Risk through Integrated Analysis


Featured Speakers:

  • Daniel Zarrilli, Chief Climate Policy Advisor and OneNYC Director, NYC Office of the Mayor
  • James Vaccaro, Interim Director, Climate Safe Lending Network
  • Peter Daveney-Graham, Vice President, Head of Open:FactSet Content Strategy, FactSet
  • Randy Rice, Deputy Director Communications & Shareholder Engagement, Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner

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Ken Radigan, CEO, Professional Risk Manager’s International Association (PRMIA)

Emily Kreps, Global Director Capital Markets, CDP


Event Chair:

Dr. Ben Caldecott


About the Forum:

The Largest Finance Forum During Climate Week NYC.

Due to COVID-19 and the unpredictability of holding physical events in the short term, the fifth edition of the Sustainable Investment Forum North America, in official partnership with UNEP-FI will launch as a virtual event on September 24 during Climate Week NYC. Our Forum is recognized as one of the leading events for attracting asset owners with more than USD $3 trillion in assets under management and complements the UN Climate Action Summit focuses on sustainable finance. Whilst providing unparalleled live and on-demand content during a 3-week period, our virtual event platform will also facilitate a comprehensive virtual meeting space for 5,000+ attendees in the finance community during Climate Week New York and beyond. For more information download the event brochure here.


Official Event Partner:

  • Gold Sponsor

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