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Sustainable Investment Forum North America - Part 3

Mobilising sustainable investment towards a 1.5 °C world

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About this event

Thursday, 8 October 2020
09.00 AM-11.45 AM (EDT)

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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 & OneNYC Director, New York City 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
  • Elliott Harris, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist, United Nations
  • Heike Reichelt, Head of Investor Relations and Sustainable Finance, The World Bank Treasury 
  • Dan Winters, Head of Americas, GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark)
  • Stephane Germain, CEO, GHGSat

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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.


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