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ESG in the asset manager selection process 2014 - NEW YORK

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Event Summary

Following our highly-regarded “ESG in RFPs” seminars in London and New York in 2011, 2012 and 2013, we are hosting them again in both cities and expanding the focus to include presentations from –

  • pension funds
  • faith groups
  • family offices
  • investment consultants
  • plus two specialist sessions on reporting

For further information link to web site

This workshop provides essential information for asset managers who want to maintain a competitive edge in the manager selection process.

And it provides an insight into best practice for asset owners wanting to adapt ESG criteria into their own manager selection processes.

Delegates to ESG in the asset manager selection process in London will also be given access to all the presentations and materials for our London 2014 event, to held on Wednesday 8th October, 2014.

Speakers at our workshops in 2011, 2012 and 2013 included:

  • AFL-CIO: Brandon Rees, Deputy Director Office of Investment
  • Altis Investment Management: Leonardo Bernardini, Senior Portfolio Manager
  • AonHewitt: Tim Currell, Partner
  • AustralianSuper: Kelly Christodoulou, ESG Investment Manager
  • Aviva Investor: Ian Aylward, Head of Multi-Manager Research
  • Callan Associates Inc.: Andy Iseri, Vice President, Global Manager Research
  • CalPERS: Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager and Director, Global Governance
  • CalSTRS: Brian Rice, Portfolio Manager Corporate Governance
  • Cedrus Asset Management: Benoît Magnier, Chief Executive Officer
  • ERAFP: Jean-Philippe Rouchon, SRI Analyst
  • ERAFP: Olivier Bonnet, Director of SRI Strategy
  • ERAFP: Philippe Desfossés, CEO
  • Folketrygdfondet (Government Pension Fund Norway): Melanie Brooks, SRI Analyst
  • Illinois State Board of Investment: William Atwood, Executive Director
  • JLT Investment Consulting: Julian Brown, Director – Investment Consulting
  • Kirstein Finans: Jan Willers, Head of Financial Market Research
  • Kirstein Finans: Jesper Kirstein, CEO
  • London Pensions Fund Authority: Aled Jones, Investment Manager ESG
  • Marco Consulting Group: John Marco, Senior Consultant
  • Mercer Investments: Craig Metrick, Principal and US Head of Responsible Investment
  • Mercer Investments: Sarika Goel, Manager Research, Responsible Investments
  • Mercer Investments: Rich Nuzum, North American Head of Investments
  • Merseyside Pension Fund: Owen Thorne, Investment Officer
  • MN: Narina Mnatsakanian, Advisor, Responsible Investment & Engagement
  • National Employment Savings Trust (NEST): Diandra Soobiah, Senior Research Analyst
  • New Zealand Superannuation Fund: Arti Prasad-Naidu, Responsible Investment Analyst
  • OPTrust: Katharine Preston, Manager, Responsible Investing
  • Pension Protection Fund: Ebba Schmidt, Responsible Investment Manager
  • PGGM: Tim van der Weide, Advisor Responsible Investment
  • Quotient Investor: Andre Bertolotti, CIO and Director of Investment Strategy
  • Railpen Investments: Frank Curtiss, Head of Corporate Governance
  • Sarah Cleveland Consulting: Sarah Cleveland, Founder
  • Segal RogersCasey: Timothy Barron, Chief Investment Officer
  • SEIU: Vonda Brunsting, Director, Capital Stewardship Program
  • Storebrand Investments: Christine Tørklep Meisingset, Head of Sustainable Investment Research
  • Strathclyde Pension Fund: Richard Keery, Investment Manager
  • The Environment Agency: Faith Ward, Investment Manager
  • The Environment Agency: Howard Pearce, Head of Pension Fund Management
  • The Pensions Trust: Jennifer Anderson, Responsible Investment Officer
  • Towers Watson: Emma Hunt, Senior Investment Consultant
  • UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust: Cambria Allen, Director of Corporate Governance
  • Wespath Investment Management: Anita Green, Manager, Socially Responsible Investing

For further information link to web site
Or email Rachel Pine.