As the EU focuses on financing a sustainable economy and evidence builds that ESG is a driver of investment risk and return, many market participants are asking, "How can we use the ESG advantage to our advantage?"

Join us to unpeel the layers of this timely question – from the practicalities of integrating ESG across multi-asset strategies to the technological advancements and megatrends bringing ESG to the forefront.

Thought leaders and practitioners will explore:

  • What the move to a sustainable economy really means for your portfolio
  • First-hand accounts from investors with varied approaches to integrating ESG and carbon targets in multi-asset portfolios
  • What changing demographics and evolving technology can tell us about the future trajectory of the ESG trend
  • How financial markets and governments are gearing up to tackle ESG, including the TCFD recommendations
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Michael Sheren

Bank of England

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John McKinley

BlackRock

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Claudia Kruse

APG

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Meryam Omi

LGIM

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Paul Cox

NEST

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Partners
CAIA (The 10th Annual Japan ETF Conference)
IPE (Additional)
Location
Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, 40 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7QN

1:30PM – 2:00PM

REGISTRATION

2:00PM – 2:10PM

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

̵        Alka Banerjee, Managing Director, Product Management, S&P Dow Jones Indices

̵        Richard Mattison, Chief Executive, Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

2:10PM – 2:30PM

KEYNOTE: THE VALUE OF ESG IN FINANCIAL MARKETS

̵        Michael Sheren, Advisor, Bank of England

2:30PM – 3:20PM

EXPERT PANEL: CHOOSING YOUR WAY TO INTEGRATE THE VALUE OF ESG

Moderator: Lauren Smart, Global Head of Financial Institutions Business, Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

Panellists:

̵        Paul Cox, Investment Advisor, NEST

̵        Patrick O’Hara, Responsible Investment Analyst, USS Investment Management

̵        Claudia Kruse, Managing Director Sustainability & Corporate Governance, APG

̵        John McKinley, Vice President, Sustainable Investing, BlackRock

̵        Meryam Omi, Managing Director Sustainability & Corporate Governance,  Legal and General Investment Management

3:20PM – 3:40PM

BREAK

3:40PM – 4:00PM

IN CONVERSATION:  SUSTAINABILITY IN THE REAL ECONOMY & WHAT IT MEANS FOR FINANCE

̵        Pavan Sukdev, President, WWF in conversation with Richard MattisonChief Executive, Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

4:00PM – 4:50PM

EXPERT PANEL:  ESG MEGATRENDS: THE DISTRIBUTION, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MEGATRENDS BRINGING ESG TO THE FOREFRONT

Moderator: Hannah Skeates, Senior Director, ESG and Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices

Panellists:

̵        Greg B. Davies, Head of Behavioural Science, Oxford Risk

̵        Christopher Greenwald, Head of Sustainable Investment Research, Sustainable and Impact Investing, UBS

̵        Ana Harris, Head of Equity Portfolio Strategists. State Street Global Advisors

̵        Daniel Wild, Head of Sustainability Investing R&D, RobecoSAM

̵        Michael Wilkins, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Corporate & Infrastructure Ratings, S&P Global Ratings

4:50PM – 5:00PM

CLOSING REMARKS

̵        Richard Mattison, Chief Executive, Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

5:00PM

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Michael Sheren

Bank of England

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John McKinley

BlackRock

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Claudia Kruse

APG

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Meryam Omi

LGIM

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Paul Cox

NEST

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Greg B. Davies

Oxford Risk

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Daniel Wild

RobecoSAM

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Hannah Skeates

S&P Dow Jones Indices

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Michael Wilkins

S&P Global Ratings

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Richard Mattison

Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

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Lauren Smart

Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices

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Christopher Greenwald

UBS

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Patrick O'Hara

USS Investment Management

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Pavan Sukhdev

WWF International

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Ana Harris

State Street Global Advisors

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Alka Banerjee

S&P Dow Jones Indices

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