Digital Festival: Summer 2020 (June 15-19) CONTENT

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Digital Festival: Summer 2020 (June 15-19)
Jun 15th, 2020
Keynote: Brune Poirson, French Secretary of State for the Ecological and Social Transition
France’s push on climate reporting, green investment and cleantech, and the net-zero road to the Paris Agreement
Keynote: Masja Zandbergen, Head of Sustainability Integration, Robeco
Four things we think we know about ESG and investment in the COVID-19 pandemic, but do we really?
Plenary 1: Covid-19 and the future of capitalism
NN Investment Partners, Alecta, UBS, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, FMO Investment Management
Sector Deep Dive: Utility 2.0: are modern utility business models ESG-aligned?
Friends Provident Foundation, Carbon Tracker, Loomis Sayles
Sector Deep Dive: Transparency in the mining sector
Ruffer, Council on Ethics Swedish National Pension Funds, ICMM
RI Careers Special: Is it cool to care about sustainability issues, and can it become an asset to your career?
Authentic Investor, BNParibas, Boston Common Asset Management, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard Kennedy College
Jun 16th, 2020
Speaker's Corner: Reducing inequality vs maximizing ROI: where stands ESG?
Carlos Joly, Fellow CISL, Cambridge University, Former Chair UNEP FI, Co-Chair Expert Group that drafted UN PRI, and CEO of a fund manager
Plenary 2: What does it actually mean to be a responsible investor in 2020 and beyond?
LGPS Central, Clearbridge Investments, AXA, 2 Degrees Initiative Investing, ShareAction
Sector Deep Dive: New frontiers: ESG in hedge funds and derivatives
CME Group, Verisk Maplecroft, Diem Green Credit
Keynote: Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber
Uber technologies' response to its environmental, social and governance challenges amid increased investor scrutiny following its recent IPO.
Jun 17th, 2020
Speaker’s Corner: Five big ideas for mobilizing private sector financing for biodiversity
Fiona Stewart, Global Lead Insurance and Pensions, World Bank Group
Keynote: Pavan Sukhdev, CEO, GIST Impact
Shouldn't Impact Investors Measure Impacts?
Plenary 3: The road to net-zero economies and the investment implications
MSCI, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Repsol, Church of England, PRI
Sector Deep Dive: "Doing ESG" - how does it work in practice?
RepRisk, PKA pension fund, Baillie Gifford
Sector Deep Dive: Taking ESG management and integration to the next level
Barnett Waddingham, T.Rowe Price, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Nest Pension Fund Switzerland
Jun 18th, 2020
Speaker's Corner: Kill the ESG acronym
Matt Moscardi, CEO and Co-Founder, Free Float Media
Keynote: What the Chinese Belt & Road initiative means for green finance
Dr Ma Jun, Chairman, China Green Finance Committee; Director, Research Center for Green Finance Development, Tsinghua University
Plenary 4: Getting practical on the SDGs - 10 years left
Finance Innovation Lab, Trucost, PGGM, UNDP
Sector Deep Dive: The EU’s Green Deal: utopian vision or meaningful investment roadmap?
European Parliament, Oxford Smith School, University College Dublin, E3G
Sector Deep Dive: Transition bonds: a game-changer or distraction?
EIB, Zurich, Kommuninvest, Sustainalytics
Sector deep Dive: Understanding and managing different climate risks
ISS ESG, Four Twenty Seven, Impax, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Jun 19th, 2020
Speaker's Corner: Rebooting corporate governance
Di Rifai, Founder and Chair, Creating Future Us
Keynote: Hiroshi Komori, Senior Director, Stewardship and ESG, GPIF in Japan
The world's largest pension fund updates on the significant steps it has taken in implementing its ESG and stewardship strategy in public markets
Plenary5: Getting the message? How corporate behaviour is responding to sustainable investment
Sycomore Asset Management, London Business School, Brunel Pension Partnership, Forum for the Future
Sector Deep Dive: Navigating the growing impact investing space
Wellington Management, Herbert Free Hills, bfinance, Liontrust
Sector Deep Dive: Narrowing the ESG risk gap between developed and emerging markets
Robeco, Nordea Asset Management, Willis Towers Watson
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