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The Impact of The Pandemic On Executive Compensation

Identify Equity Portfolios Exposure To Governance Risks

CEO pay cuts, staff lay-offs, and volatile stock prices have become the norm in 2020. To stay ahead of the market, 'Asset Owners' and 'Asset Managers' must increase engagement with topics, such as incentive plans, to ensure they are socially responsible and aligned with performance.

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Stranded Liabilities and Stranded Assets
  • Understand how assets that become stranded accelerate associated retirement costs, in certain cases exceeding company and industry resources
  • Examine how companies are not being transparent about valuation assumptions and how you can augment disclosed information
  • Recognise how regulatory demand for liability financial assurance is adding production cost burden and quickening the pace that assets are becoming stranded

Chairperson:

  • Shadia Nasralla, Oil & Gas correspondent on the energy desk, Reuters

Expert Speakers:

  • Nathalie Wallace, Global Head ESG Investment Strategy, State Street Global Advisors
  • Greg Rogers, Senior Advisor, Carbon Tracker
  • Julien Halfon, Head of Pension and Corporate Solutions, BNPP AM
  • Chrysta Castañeda, Lawyer and Candidate Standing, Texas Railroad Commission
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What Mainstream Investors Must Learn From Impact Investing

The speakers will discuss:

  • Simon Jessop, Chief Correspondent for Sustainable Finance, Reuters News
  • Amit Bouri, CEO, The GIIN
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Unlocking ‘S’: Social Factors Driving Financial Returns
  • How accounting for social factors has delivered above-market returns
  • Leading social funds deliver their business cases to demonstrate opportunity identification, shareholder engagement, social impact measurement, and financial justification
  • Dispel the myth that socially mindful investment requires earning sacrifice and is exclusive to mission-aligned foundations.

Chairperson:

  • Jessica Eistrand, Company Director, Hansa Impact Partners

Expert Speakers:

  • Mark Grovic, Founder and General Partner, New Markets Venture Partners
  • Marcus Svedberg, Investment Strategist, Fjärde AP-fonden/Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund
  • Tripp Baird, Managing Partner, The Builders Fund
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ESG Standards: The best path forward
  • Examine the merits of universal standards vs industry-led standards on ESG factors
  • Analyze the current ESG standard landscape, detailing the challenges and advantages that have arisen
  • Propose a pathway forward to develop standards that deliver transparency, clarity and usability
  • Understand the initiatives currently underway and how you can support progress and stay ahead of the market.

Chairperson:

  • Jim Northey, ISO TC68 Technical Committee Financial Services Chair

Expert Speakers:

  • Aidan Davy, COO, ICMM
  • Bruno Bertocci, Head of Sustainable Equities, UBS Global Asset Management
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Achieving ESG Data Clarity: Practical Guidance to Maximize ESG Data Value

The speakers will discuss:

  • The key challenges our expert speakers face when using ESG data in their day-to-day roles. Hear the practical solutions and strategic thinking that resolve data challenges and improve performance.
  • Do asset managers believe they can earn alpha returns from an edge in ESG data, or do they fear to get too far ahead of peers in the market? Much is said of Mainstream ESG thinking, but how does this translate to practice and deliver meaningful Alpha returns?
  • Does Covid-19 demonstrate the growing importance of ESG data for asset managers or push it down the priority list? Insights on the current Coronavirus situation from within the data. How data can help you overcome.

Expert Speakers:

  • Joseph Lake, COO, The Climate Service
  • Abigail Dean, Head of Sustainability, Nuveen Real Estate
  • Nikita Singhal, Co-Head of Sustainable Investment & ESG, Lazard Asset Management
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ESG and Sustainable investing in the midst of Covid-19

Speakers include:

  • Veronica Chau, Partner and Director, Sustainable Investing and Social Impact, Boston Consulting Group
  • Jessica Strine, CEO & Managing Partner, Sustainable Governance Partners
  • Sacha Sadan, Director of Corporate Governance, LGIM
  • Xavier Desmadryl, Global Head of ESG Research, HSBC Global Asset Management
  • Dean Frankle, Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group
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ESG in Emerging Markets: How will Emerging Markets Countries and Companies Fight Coronavirus and Climate Change?

Speakers include:

  • Claire Meier Underhill, Director, UK Operations, Emerging Markets Investors Alliance. 
  • Fergus McCormick, Director & Head of Research, Emerging Markets Investors Alliance
  • Jahan Chowdhury, Country Engagement Director, NDC Partnership
  • Gianleo Frisari, Climate Change Economist, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Climate Leaders in the Investment Community

Speakers include:

  • James Davis, Partner, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Oliver Wyman
  • Christopher Greenwald, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing Research and Stewardship, MD, UBS
  • Francis Condon, Sustainable and Impact Investing Research Analyst, Executive Director, UBS
  • Eva Cairns, Climate Change Specialist, Aberdeen Standard Investments
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The Evolving Power of ESG: Generating Returns and Communicating with Clients

Speakers include:

  • JP Dallamann, CEO, ILA & Partners
  • Esa Saloranta, Head of ESG & Sustainable Technology, eQ PLC
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Taking ESG Mainstream: Unlocking Financial Materiality for Investors

Speakers include:

  • Veronica Chau, Partner and Director, Sustainable Investing & Social Impact, Boston Consulting Group
  • Andrew Parry, Head of Sustainable Investment, Newton Investment Management
  • Pedro Fernandez, Director, ResponsAbility Investments AG
  • Frank Siblesz, Head of ESG, DIF Capital Partners
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ESG through the Pandemic. The Solution to Enable Stable Investment Returns

This report will enable you to understand:

  • How the current ESG conversation is being affected by Coronavirus
  • Practical steps you can take now to unlock ESG’s potential for investment opportunity finding and risk assessment
  • How the US government’s view on ESG will affect the pandemic recovery and what this means for the investment community
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ESG: Key Drivers and Actions

Focused on European market trends, the whitepaper explores:

  • The Value of ESG analysis – exploring the expected returns from factoring in ESG and the, often, detrimental costs of failing to do so
  • Asset Owners driving change – how asset owners are utilising ESG to shape the investment landscape, beyond just ‘ethical investing’ to the norm
  • New tools for measuring ESG – beyond the talk into data led reporting on how corporates and investors can demonstrate their ESG credentials
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