St. James' Court
St. James' Court, 54 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1E 6AF, UK

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Event Date Tue Oct 15 BST - Wed Oct 16 BST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Oct 15 3:30am - Wed Oct 16 11:45am
Location St. James' Court
54 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1E 6AF, UK
Region EMEA

Adding value while making an impact

Asset owners and portfolio managers navigating the rapidly increasing demand for value-adding investment products with sustainable outcomes. Discover the best investment strategies for effecting positive change while generating superior returns.

What will you gain?
• Expert Product & Investment Insight
• To what extent do investors want ESG products vs. impact products?
• Successfully launching sustainable investment funds
• Integrating ESG considerations into the investment process, research and recommendations
• Increasing momentum; the role of asset owners in driving responsible investment
• Value-creation through ESG: Beyond risk mitigation
• Are we seeing any real Impact?

Engaging with Decision-Makers:
• European asset owners
- Local government pension schemes
- Family offices
- Foundations, trusts
• Global and boutique asset managers
• Policy specialists
• Senior ESG analysts
• Industry associations
• Law firms

Key Policy Developments:
• Key policy debates in the UK, EU and beyond
• UK Green Finance Strategy; consequences for industry
• EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan: where are we now?
- Impact for UCITS & AIF managers; taxonomy, sustainability risks
- Incorporating ESG into advice; proposed rules on mandatory integration of clients’ preferences
• TCFD-based reporting becoming mandatory for PRI signatories in 2020


2019 Speakers

Silva Deželan
Director, Sustainability, Robeco Private Equity

Mirza Baig
Global Head of Governance, Aviva Investors

Lisa Beauvilain
Head of Sustainability & ESG, Director, Impax Asset Management

Stefano Bacci
Partner & ESG Manager, Ambienta

Neil Brown
Partner and Fund Manager, ‎Liontrust Asset Management

Michael Canfield
Co-Portfolio Manager, Man GLG

Ben Dear
CEO, Head of Distribution, Osmosis Investment Management

Paul Cornet
Independent Non-Executive Director, PPC

George Latham
Managing Partner, WHEB Asset Management

Maria Lombardo
Head of Responsible Investment EMEA, Invesco

Suresh Mistry
Director, Alquity Investment Management

Andrea Marmolejo
Managing Partner, Blue Topaz Capital

James Magor
Manager of Responsible Investments, Actis

Manuela Froehlich
Global Head of Business Development, LRI Group

Justina Deveikyte, CAIA
Associate Director, European Institutional Research, Cerulli Associates

Paul O'Donnell
Partner, Greencoat Capital

Sebastian Barling
Financial Regulation Partner, London, Linklaters

Julie Moret
Head of ESG, Franklin Templeton Investments

Rachel Ward
Head of Policy, Institutional Investors' Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)

Robert Walker
Managing Director, Head of EMEA Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors

Emanuele Fanelli
Senior Responsible Investment Manager, Aegon Asset Management

Michael Viehs
Head of ESG Integration – Public Markets, Hermes Investment Management

Vanessa Havard-Williams
Partner, Global Head of Environment, Linklaters

Natasha Braginsky Mounier
Partner, Capital Research Global Investors

Neil Brown
Senior Partner, Earth Capital Partners

Mark Burrows
Head of Investor Relations, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

Colette Comerford
Head of Inclusion & Culture, Legal & General Investment Management

Jean-Pierre Gomez
Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs, Société Générale Securities Services

Fiona Hathorn
Independent Investment Director and Managing Director

Gabriella Kindert
Member of the Supervisory Board, Mizuho Bank

Mandy Kirby
Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, City Hive

Antoine Mallard
CEO and Co-Founder, AiVEN Partners

Anita McBain
Head of Responsible Investment & ESG, M&G Investments

Andrzej Pioch, CFA
Fund Manager, LGIM

Jo Raven
Engagement Manager, FAIRR

Adam Robbins
Senior Investor Relationship Manager, Triodos Investment Management

Sophie Robé
Founder & CEO, Phenix Capital

Anne-Laurence Roucher
Deputy CEO, Mirova

Thomas Schafbauer
Director, Arabesque

Bev Shah
CEO & Founder, City Hive

Thomas Tayler
Senior Counsel, Aviva Investors

Sarah Woodfield
Senior Policy Adviser, Stewardship and Corporate Governance, The Investment Association

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsor

• Linklaters